• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
cvmlogin and statfile in Paul Jarc idtools before 2001.06.27 do not properly check the return value of a call to the pathexec_env function, which could cause the setstate utility to setuid to the UID environment variable and allow local users to gain privileges.
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Date Entry Created
20020501 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 (20050526)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(2) Cole, Green
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(3) Cox, Foat, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 CHANGE> [Frech changed vote from REVIEWING to MODIFY]
 Frech> XF:idtools-cmvlogin-root-privileges(9987)

Proposed (Legacy)
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