Sudo before 1.6.8 p12, when the Perl taint flag is off, does not clear the (1) PERLLIB, (2) PERL5LIB, and (3) PERL5OPT environment variables, which allows limited local users to cause a Perl script to include and execute arbitrary library files that have the same name as library files that are included by the script.
Published 2005-12-11 02:03:00
Updated 2017-07-20 01:29:11
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2005-4158

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2005-4158

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.6
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
3.9
6.4
NIST

Vendor statements for CVE-2005-4158

  • Red Hat 2008-01-24
    We do not consider this to be a security issue. http:bugzilla.redhat.combugzillashow_bug.cgi?id=139478#c1

Products affected by CVE-2005-4158

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