CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2000-0703

Published: Oct 20, 2000 | Modified: Sep 10, 2008
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
7.2 HIGH
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

suidperl (aka sperl) does not properly cleanse the escape sequence ~! before calling /bin/mail to send an error report, which allows local users to gain privileges by setting the interactive environmental variable and calling suidperl with a filename that contains the escape sequence.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Perl Larry_wall 5.4.5 5.4.5
Perl Larry_wall 5.5 5.5
Perl Larry_wall 5.5.3 5.5.3
Perl Larry_wall 5.6 5.6

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