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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2000-1134

Multiple shell programs on various Unix systems, including (1) tcsh, (2) csh, (3) sh, and (4) bash, follow symlinks when processing << redirects (aka here-documents or in-here documents), which allows local users to overwrite files of other users via a symlink attack.
Publish Date : 2001-01-09 Last Update Date : 2017-10-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat 2000-10-28
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Shell Redirect Symlink Attack Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4047 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2000-1134

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Caldera Openlinux * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Caldera Openlinux Edesktop 2.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Caldera Openlinux Eserver 2.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Conectiva Linux 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Conectiva Linux 4.0es * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Conectiva Linux 4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Conectiva Linux 4.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Conectiva Linux 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Conectiva Linux 5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS HP Hp-ux 11.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Immunix Immunix 6.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 6.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 7.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 7.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Redhat Linux 5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Redhat Linux 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Redhat Linux 6.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Redhat Linux 6.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Redhat Linux 6.2e * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Suse Suse Linux 7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Caldera Openlinux 1
Caldera Openlinux Edesktop 1
Caldera Openlinux Eserver 1
Conectiva Linux 6
HP Hp-ux 1
Immunix Immunix 1
Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 5
Redhat Linux 5
Suse Suse Linux 1

- References For CVE-2000-1134
BUGTRAQ 20001130 [ADV/EXP]: RH6.x root from bash /tmp vuln + MORE
SGI 20011103-02-P
CERT-VN VU#10277
BUGTRAQ 20001028 tcsh: unsafe tempfile in << redirects
BID 1926
REDHAT RHSA-2000:121
DEBIAN 20001111a
CALDERA CSSA-2000-043.0
CALDERA CSSA-2000-042.0
REDHAT RHSA-2000:117
BUGTRAQ 20001128 /bin/sh creates insecure tmp files
BID 2006 Unix Shell Redirection Race Condition Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4047

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2000-1134

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