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Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2000-1018
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:22:26
Published 11 Dec 2000 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



shred 1.0 file wiping utility does not properly open a file for overwriting or flush its buffers, which prevents shred from properly replacing the file's data and allows local users to recover the file.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Mendel Cooper Shred 1.0


BID - 1788

BUGTRAQ - 20001011 Shred v1.0 Fix

XF - shred-recover-files

BUGTRAQ - 20001010 Shred 1.0 Bug Report

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:58