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Overview

Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2001-0169
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:23:26
Published 26 Mar 2001 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2001-0169

Summary

When using the LD_PRELOAD environmental variable in SUID or SGID applications, glibc does not verify that preloaded libraries in /etc/ld.so.cache are also SUID/SGID, which could allow a local user to overwrite arbitrary files by loading a library from /lib or /usr/lib.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 6.0

  • Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 6.1

  • Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 7.0

  • Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 7.1

  • Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 7.2

  • Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 1.0.1

  • Redhat Linux 6.0

  • Redhat Linux 6.1

  • Redhat Linux 6.2

  • Trustix Secure Linux 1.1

  • Trustix Secure Linux 1.2

  • Turbolinux 6.0.5

  • Turbolinux 6.1


References

BID - 2223

BUGTRAQ - 20010121 Trustix Security Advisory - glibc

REDHAT - RHSA-2001:002

MANDRAKE - MDKSA-2001:012

XF - linux-glibc-preload-overwrite

SUSE - SuSE-SA:2001:01

DEBIAN - DSA-039

CALDERA - CSSA-2001-007

TURBO - TLSA2000021-2


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:36:10