ID CVE-2001-1494
Summary script command in the util-linux package before 2.11n allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files by setting a hardlink from the typescript log file to any file on the system, then having root execute the script command.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:andries_brouwer:util-linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:andries_brouwer:util-linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 2.1 (as of 11-10-2017 - 01:29)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE PARTIAL NONE
cvss-vector via4 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:08:06.377-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11782
  • comment CentOS Linux 3.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16651
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
  • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
  • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
description script command in the util-linux package before 2.11n allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files by setting a hardlink from the typescript log file to any file on the system, then having root execute the script command.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10723
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title script command in the util-linux package before 2.11n allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files by setting a hardlink from the typescript log file to any file on the system, then having root execute the script command.
version 29
redhat via4
advisories
rhsa
id RHSA-2005:782
rpms
  • losetup-0:2.11y-31.11
  • mount-0:2.11y-31.11
  • util-linux-0:2.11y-31.11
  • util-linux-0:2.12a-16.EL4.12
  • util-linux-debuginfo-0:2.11y-31.11
  • util-linux-debuginfo-0:2.12a-16.EL4.12
refmap via4
bid 16280
bugtraq
  • 20011212 Silly 'script' hardlink bug
  • 20011213 Silly 'script' hardlink bug - fixed
misc http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-014.htm
secunia
  • 16785
  • 18502
xf util-linux-script-hardlink(7718)
Last major update 11-10-2017 - 01:29
Published 31-12-2001 - 05:00
Last modified 11-10-2017 - 01:29
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