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Overview

Vulnerability Score 10.0 10.0
CVE Id CVE-2000-0803
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:21:55
Published 19 Dec 2000 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2000-0803

Summary

GNU Groff uses the current working directory to find a device description file, which allows a local user to gain additional privileges by including a malicious postpro directive in the description file, which is executed when another user runs groff.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Gnu Groff


References

XF - gnu-groff-utilities(5280)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:52