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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-6559 (1 public exploit)

Merge mcd in ReliantHA 1.1.4 in SCO UnixWare 7.1.4 allows local users to gain root privileges via a crafted -d argument that contains .. (dot dot) sequences that point to a directory containing a file whose name includes shell metacharacters.
Publish Date : 2009-03-30 Last Update Date : 2009-03-31
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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 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-6559

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application SCO Reliantha 1.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS SCO Unixware 7.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
SCO Reliantha 1
SCO Unixware 1

- References For CVE-2008-6559

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28625
BID 28625 SCO UnixWare Merge mcd 'HISTFILE' Local Input Validation Vulnerability Release Date:2008-07-04
http://www.osvdb.org/51234
OSVDB 51234
Exploit! http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/5357
MILW0RM 5357
http://secunia.com/advisories/30921
SECUNIA 30921
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/unixware7/714/security/p534850/p534850.txt
SCO SCOSA-2008.3

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-6559

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


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