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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2002-0767
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:28:53
Published 12 Aug 2002 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2002-0767

Summary

simpleinit on Linux systems does not close a read/write FIFO file descriptor before creating a child process, which allows the child process to cause simpleinit to execute arbitrary programs with root privileges.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Richard Gooch Simpleinit 2.0.2


References

BID - 5001

XF - simpleinit-file-descriptor-open(9357)

BUGTRAQ - 20020613 simpleinit root exploit - file descriptor left open


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:04