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Vulnerability Score 3.3 3.3
CVE Id CVE-2003-1426
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:36:54
Published 31 Dec 2003 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE



Openwebmail in cPanel 5.0, when run using suid Perl, adds the directory in the SCRIPT_FILENAME environment variable to Perl's @INC include array, which allows local users to execute arbitrary code by modifying SCRIPT_FILENAME to reference a directory containing a malicious executable.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Cpanel 5.0


XF - cpanel-scriptfilename-gain-privileges(11357)

BID - 6885

VULNWATCH - 20030218 Cpanel 5 and below remote command execution and local root vulnerabilities

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:38:21