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CVE-2002-0542

CVE information

Published

20 years ago

Last Modified

6 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

mail in OpenBSD 2.9 and 3.0 processes a tilde (~) escape character in a message even when it is not in interactive mode, which could allow local users to gain root privileges via calls to mail in cron..

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:openbsd:openbsd:2.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:openbsd:openbsd:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -