Executive Summary

Name CVE-2001-0138 First vendor Publication 2001-03-12
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-10-10

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:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 1.2 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity High
Cvss Expoit Score 1.9 Authentication None Required
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privatepw program in wu-ftpd before 2.6.1-6 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2001-0138

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 1
Os 6
Os 5
Os 1
Os 1

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2008-01-17 Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 016-1 (wu-ftpd)
File : nvt/deb_016_1.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
1716 WU-FTPD privatepw Symlink Arbitrary File Overwrite

WU-FTPD contains a flaw that may allow a malicious local user to overwrite arbitrary files on the system. The issue is due to the 'privatepw' program creating temporary files insecurely. It is possible for a user to use a symlink style attack to manipulate arbitrary files, resulting in a loss of integrity.

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2012-09-06 Name : The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.
File : mandrake_MDKSA-2001-001.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2004-09-29 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-016.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2189
BUGTRAQ http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=97916374410647&w=2
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2001/dsa-016
MANDRAKE http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/2001/MDKSA-2001-001.php3
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/5915

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