Vulnerability CVE-2002-0169


Published: 2002-05-29   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The default stylesheet for DocBook on Red Hat Linux 6.2 through 7.2 is installed with an insecure option enabled, which could allow users to overwrite files outside of the current directory from an untrusted document by using a full pathname as an element identifier.

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.6/10
6.4/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Redhat -> Docbook stylesheets 
Redhat -> Docbook utils 

 References:
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2002-062.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/4654
http://www.osvdb.org/5349
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/8983.php
http://online.securityfocus.com/advisories/4095

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