Executive Summary

Name CVE-2011-0468 First vendor Publication 2011-04-04
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2018-10-30

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:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 6.9 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 3.4 Authentication None Required
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The aaa_base package before 11.3-8.9.1 in SUSE openSUSE 11.3, and before 11.4-54.62.1 in openSUSE 11.4, allows local users to gain privileges via shell metacharacters in a filename, related to tab expansion.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-0468

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Os 2

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
71253 openSUSE aaa_base Metacharacter Tab Expansion Filename Handling Command Execu...

openSUSE contains a flaw related to aaa_base failing to properly handle filenames with meta characters during tab expansions. This may allow a context-dependent attacker to use a crafted filename to trick another user to execute arbitrary commands, which may allow the attacker to gain elevated privileges.

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2014-06-13 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_3_aaa_base-110317.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-06-13 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_4_aaa_base-110318.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46983
CONFIRM http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-0468.html
MLIST http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-03/msg00010.html
OSVDB http://www.osvdb.org/71253
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/43825
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-04/msg00000.html
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/66245

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2020-05-23 00:27:40
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2018-10-31 00:20:09
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2018-01-26 12:03:14
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2016-06-28 18:31:21
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2016-04-26 20:30:28
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2014-06-14 13:30:08
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2014-02-12 13:22:10
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2013-05-10 22:53:45
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