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CVE-2001-1017

CVE information

Published

21 years ago

Last Modified

4 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

rmuser utility in FreeBSD 4.2 and 4.3 creates a copy of the master.passwd file with world-readable permissions while updating the original file, which could allow local users to gain privileges by reading the copied file while rmuser is running, obtain the password hashes, and crack the passwords..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
7.2/10
Exploit Score
3.9/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
10/10
Confidentiality Impact
Complete
Availability Impact
Complete
Integrity Impact
Complete

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -