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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-0503

uim before 0.4.5.1 trusts certain environment variables when libUIM is used in setuid or setgid applications, which allows local users to gain privileges.
Publish Date : 2005-02-21 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-0503

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 10.1 X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application UIM UIM 0.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 2
UIM UIM 1

- References For CVE-2005-0503

http://secunia.com/advisories/13981
SECUNIA 13981
http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/uim/2005-February/000996.html
MLIST [uim] 20050220 uim 0.4.5.1 released
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12604
BID 12604 UIM LibUIM Environment Variables Privilege Escalation Weakness Release Date:2009-07-12
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:046
MANDRAKE MDKSA-2005:046

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-0503

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


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