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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2000-1163

ghostscript before 5.10-16 uses an empty LD_RUN_PATH environmental variable to find libraries in the current directory, which could allow local users to execute commands as other users by placing a Trojan horse library into a directory from which another user executes ghostscript.
Publish Date : 2001-01-09 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2000-1163

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Aladdin Enterprises Ghostscript 4.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Aladdin Enterprises Ghostscript 5.10cl * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Aladdin Enterprises Ghostscript 5.10.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Aladdin Enterprises Ghostscript 5.10.15 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Aladdin Enterprises Ghostscript 5.50 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Aladdin Enterprises Ghostscript 5

- References For CVE-2000-1163
XF ghostscript-env-variable(5564)
BID 1991 Aladdin Ghostscript Arbitrary Shared Library Usage Vulnerability Release Date:2007-07-06
DEBIAN 20001123 ghostscript: symlink attack

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2000-1163

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