CVE-ID

CVE-2000-1207

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Description
userhelper in the usermode package on Red Hat Linux executes non-setuid programs as root, which does not activate the security measures in glibc and allows the programs to be exploited via format string vulnerabilities in glibc via the LANG or LC_ALL environment variables (CVE-2000-0844).
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Date Entry Created
20020729 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 (20020830)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(6) Armstrong, Baker, Cole, Cox, Green, Wall
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(1) Foat
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:usermode-userhelper-bypass-security(11089)

Proposed (Legacy)
20020830
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