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Vulnerability Score 4.6 4.6
CVE Id CVE-2003-0337
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:34:04
Published 22 May 2003 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



The ckconfig command in lsadmin for Load Sharing Facility (LSF) 5.1 allows local users to execute arbitrary programs by modifying the LSF_ENVDIR environment variable to reference an alternate lsf.conf file, then modifying LSF_SERVERDIR to point to a malicious lim program, which lsadmin then executes.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Platform Lsadmin 5.1


BUGTRAQ - 20030522 Security advisory: LSF 5.1 local root exploit

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:52