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Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2001-0310
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:23:47
Published 02 Jun 2001 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



sort in FreeBSD 4.1.1 and earlier, and possibly other operating systems, uses predictable temporary file names and does not properly handle when the temporary file already exists, which causes sort to crash and possibly impacts security-sensitive scripts.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Freebsd 3.5.1

  • Freebsd 4.1.1


XF - sort-temp-file-abort

BID - 3960

FREEBSD - FreeBSD-SA-01:13

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:36:12