Vulnerability CVE-2005-0580


Published: 2005-02-25   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
cmd5checkpw, when running setuid, does not properly drop privileges before calling the execvp function, which allows local users to read the poppasswd file.

Vendor: Krzysztof dabrowski
Product: Cmd5checkpw 
Version:
0.22
0.21
0.20

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

 References:
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200502-30.xml

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