Executive Summary

Name CVE-2002-0824 First vendor Publication 2002-08-12
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2020-02-24

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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BSD pppd allows local users to change the permissions of arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a file that is specified as a tty device.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2002-0824

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 1
Os 31

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
20753 Multiple BSD pppd Race Condition Arbitrary File Permission Modification

Multiple BSD OSs contain a flaw that may allow a malicious local user to manipulate arbitrary files on the system. The issue is due to pppd changing the permissions of arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a file that is specified as a tty device, resulting in a loss of integrity.

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/5355
FREEBSD http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=102812546815606&w=2
NETBSD ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2002-010.txt.asc
OPENBSD http://www.openbsd.org/errata31.html
XF http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/9738.php

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2020-05-23 00:15:02
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2019-03-19 12:01:31
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2016-10-18 12:01:02
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2013-05-11 12:10:45
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