CVE-ID

CVE-2002-0165

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
LogWatch 2.5 allows local users to gain root privileges via a symlink attack, a different vulnerability than CVE-2002-0162.
References
Note: References are provided for the convenience of the reader to help distinguish between vulnerabilities. The list is not intended to be complete.
Date Entry Created
20020404 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 (20020817-01)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(4) Armstrong, Cole, Cox, Green
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(3) Christey, Foat, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Christey> XF:logwatch-tmp-race-condition(8652)
   URL:http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/8652.php
   CONFIRM:http://list.kaybee.org/archives/logwatch-announce/2002-March/000003.html
   (notice how this is a different announcement than CVE-2002-0162)
 Frech> XF:logwatch-tmp-race-condition(8652)

Proposed (Legacy)
20020502
This is an entry on the CVE list, which standardizes names for security problems.