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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2000-0803

GNU Groff uses the current working directory to find a device description file, which allows a local user to gain additional privileges by including a malicious postpro directive in the description file, which is executed when another user runs groff.
Publish Date : 2000-12-19 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
10.0
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2000-0803

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Groff Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Groff 1

- References For CVE-2000-0803

http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/5280
XF gnu-groff-utilities(5280)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2000-0803

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


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