• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
rcvtty in BSD 3.0 and 4.0 does not properly drop privileges before executing a script, which allows local attackers to gain privileges by specifying an alternate Trojan horse script on the command line.
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Date Entry Created
20001214 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20001219)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(1) Baker
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(2) Cole, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:rcvtty-elevate-privileges(5587)

Proposed (Legacy)
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