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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0302

Untrusted search path vulnerability in in apt-listchanges before 2.82 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a malicious apt-listchanges program in the current working directory.
Publish Date : 2008-01-17 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1465 apt-listchanges -- programming error oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7849 unix
DSA-1465-2 apt-listchanges - arbitrary code execution oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18609 unix
USN-572-1 -- apt-listchanges vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16790 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-0302

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Debian Apt-listchanges * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Apt-listchanges 1

- References For CVE-2008-0302
BID 27331 apt-listchanges Unsafe Paths Library Import Local Shell Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2008-01-22
DEBIAN DSA-1465;a=commitdiff;h=1bcfbf3dc55413bb83a1782dc9a54515a963fb32 CONFIRM CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0302

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