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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2000-0566
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:05:03
Published 03 Jul 2000 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2000-0566

Summary

makewhatis in Linux man package allows local users to overwrite files via a symlink attack.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Caldera Openlinux 2.3

  • Caldera Openlinux 2.4

  • Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 6.0

  • Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 6.1

  • Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 7.0

  • Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 7.1

  • Redhat Linux 5.2

  • Redhat Linux 6.0

  • Redhat Linux 6.1

  • Redhat Linux 6.2


References

XF - linux-man-makewhatis-tmp

BID - 1434

REDHAT - RHSA-2000:041

MANDRAKE - MDKSA-2000:015

BUGTRAQ - 20000727 CONECTIVA LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT - MAN

CALDERA - CSSA-2000-021.0


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:46