Vulnerability CVE-2002-0178


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

Description:
uudecode, as available in the sharutils package before 4.2.1, does not check whether the filename of the uudecoded file is a pipe or symbolic link, which could allow attackers to overwrite files or execute commands.

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.2/10
10/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
GNU -> Sharutils 

 References:
ftp://ftp.caldera.com/pub/security/OpenLinux/CSSA-2002-040.0.txt
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=103599320902432&w=2
http://online.securityfocus.com/advisories/4132
http://www.aerasec.de/security/index.html?id=ae-200204-033&lang=en
http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/9075.php
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/336083
http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/2002/MDKSA-2002-052.php
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2002-065.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2003-180.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/4742

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