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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2000-1108

cons.saver in Midnight Commander (mc) 4.5.42 and earlier does not properly verify if an output file descriptor is a TTY, which allows local users to corrupt files by creating a symbolic link to the target file, calling mc, and specifying that link as a TTY argument.
Publish Date : 2001-01-09 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2000-1108

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Midnight Commander Midnight Commander 4.5.42 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Midnight Commander Midnight Commander 1

- References For CVE-2000-1108

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-11/0192.html
BUGTRAQ 20001113 Problems with cons.saver
http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/MDKSA-2000-078.php3
MANDRAKE MDKSA-2000:078
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/5519
XF midnight-commander-conssaver-symlink(5519)
http://www.debian.org/security/2000/20001125
DEBIAN 20001125 mc: local DoS
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1945
BID 1945 Midnight Commander cons.saver Arbitrary File Write Vulnerability Release Date:2000-11-13

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2000-1108

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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