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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2001-1179
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:25:53
Published 17 Jul 2001 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2001-1179

Summary

xman allows local users to gain privileges by modifying the MANPATH to point to a man page whose filename contains shell metacharacters.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Xfree86 Project X11r6 3.3.2


References

BUGTRAQ - 20010717 xman (suid) exploit, made easier.


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:36:34