Executive Summary

Name CVE-2000-0703 First vendor Publication 2000-10-20
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2008-09-10

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 7.2 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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suidperl (aka sperl) does not properly cleanse the escape sequence "~!" before calling /bin/mail to send an error report, which allows local users to gain privileges by setting the "interactive" environmental variable and calling suidperl with a filename that contains the escape sequence.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2000-0703

CAPEC : Common Attack Pattern Enumeration & Classification

Id Name
CAPEC-15 Command Delimiters
CAPEC-41 Using Meta-characters in E-mail Headers to Inject Malicious Payloads
CAPEC-81 Web Logs Tampering
CAPEC-93 Log Injection-Tampering-Forging

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 4

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
1494 Perl suidperl mail Error Report Shell Escape Arbitrary Command Execution

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1547
BUGTRAQ http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-08/0022.html
CALDERA http://www.calderasystems.com/support/security/advisories/CSSA-2000-026.0.txt
REDHAT http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2000-048.html
SUSE http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/suse_security_announce_59.html
TURBO http://www.turbolinux.com/pipermail/tl-security-announce/2000-August/000017.html

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