CVE-ID

CVE-2001-0087

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
itetris/xitetris 1.6.2 and earlier trusts the PATH environmental variable to find and execute the gunzip program, which allows local users to gain root privileges by changing their PATH so that it points to a malicious gunzip program.
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Date Entry Created
20010201 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 (20010202)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(1) Frech
NOOP(3) Cole, Wall, Ziese
Comments (Legacy)
Proposed (Legacy)
20010202
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