Vulnerability CVE-2005-0464


Published: 2005-05-02   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
gr_osview in SGI IRIX 6.5.22, and possibly other 6.5 versions, does not drop privileges when opening description files while in debug mode, which allows local users to read a line from arbitrary files via the -d and -D options, which prints the line as a formatting error.

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
2.1/10
2.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None
Affected software
SGI -> IRIX 

 References:
http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=226&type=vulnerabilities
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20050402-01-P
http://www.osvdb.org/15351
http://securitytracker.com/id?1013662
http://secunia.com/advisories/14875

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