Star before 1.5_alpha46 does not drop the effective user ID (euid) before calling external programs, which could allow local users to gain privileges by modifying the RSH environment variable to reference a malicious program.
Published 2004-12-23 05:00:00
Updated 2017-07-11 01:30:32
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2004-0850

0.12%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 46 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2004-0850

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.2
HIGH AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.9
10.0
NIST

Products affected by CVE-2004-0850

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