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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2000-0393

The KDE kscd program does not drop privileges when executing a program specified in a user's SHELL environmental variable, which allows the user to gain privileges by specifying an alternate program to execute.
Publish Date : 2000-05-16 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2000-0393

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS KDE KDE 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS KDE KDE 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS KDE KDE 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS KDE KDE 2.0 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
KDE KDE 4

- References For CVE-2000-0393

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-05/0172.html
BUGTRAQ 20000516 kscd vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1206
BID 1206 KDE kscd SHELL Environmental Variable Vulnerability Release Date:2000-05-16
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/suse_security_announce_50.html
SUSE 20000529 kmulti <= 1.1.2

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2000-0393

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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