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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2001-0529

OpenSSH version 2.9 and earlier, with X forwarding enabled, allows a local attacker to delete any file named 'cookies' via a symlink attack.
Publish Date : 2001-08-14 Last Update Date : 2017-10-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2001-0529

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Openbsd Openssh 2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openbsd Openssh 1

- References For CVE-2001-0529
XF openssh-symlink-file-deletion(6676)
BID 2825 OpenSSH Client X11 Forwarding Cookie Removal File Symbolic Link Vulnerability Release Date:2001-06-04
BUGTRAQ 20010605 OpenSSH_2.5.2p2 RH7.0 <- version info
CALDERA CSSA-2001-023.0
CERT-VN VU#655259
OPENBSD 20010612
IMMUNIX IMNX-2001-70-034-01
BUGTRAQ 20010604 Re: SSH allows deletion of other users files...
NETBSD NetBSD-SA2001-010
BUGTRAQ 20010604 SSH allows deletion of other users files...

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2001-0529

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