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CVE-2004-0850

CVE information

Published

17 years ago

Last Modified

5 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

Star before 1.5_alpha46 does not drop the effective user ID (euid) before calling external programs, which could allow local users to gain privileges by modifying the RSH environment variable to reference a malicious program..

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:a:joerg_schilling:star_tape_archiver:1.5_a45:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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