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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2001-0087

itetris/xitetris 1.6.2 and earlier trusts the PATH environmental variable to find and execute the gunzip program, which allows local users to gain root privileges by changing their PATH so that it points to a malicious gunzip program.
Publish Date : 2001-02-12 Last Update Date : 2017-12-19
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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) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2001-0087

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Michael Glickman Itetris 1.6.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Michael Glickman Itetris 1.6.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Michael Glickman Itetris 2

- References For CVE-2001-0087
BID 2139 Itetris Privileged Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
XF itetris-svgalib-path(5795)
BUGTRAQ 20001219 itetris[v1.6.2] local root exploit (system()+../ protection)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2001-0087

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