• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
dbsnmp in Oracle 8.0.5 and 8.1.5, under certain conditions, trusts the PATH environment variable to find and execute the (1) chown or (2) chgrp commands, which allows local users to execute arbitrary code by modifying the PATH to point to Trojan Horse programs.
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Date Entry Created
20020131 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)
Modified (20050702)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(6) Armstrong, Baker, Cole, Foat, Green, Wall
MODIFY(1) Frech
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:oracle-dbsnmp-path-gain-privileges(7644)

Proposed (Legacy)
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