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CVE-2003-0124

CVE information

Published

19 years ago

Last Modified

4 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Medium

Impact Analysis

Description

man before 1.5l allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed man file with improper quotes, which causes the my_xsprintf function to return a string with the value "unsafe," which is then executed as a program via a system call if it is in the search path of the user who runs man..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
4.6/10
Exploit Score
3.9/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
6.4/10
Confidentiality Impact
Partial
Availability Impact
Partial
Integrity Impact
Partial

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:andries_brouwer:man:1.5h1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:andries_brouwer:man:1.5i:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:andries_brouwer:man:1.5k:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:andries_brouwer:man:1.5i2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:andries_brouwer:man:1.5j:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -