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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5984

Untrusted search path vulnerability in the Python plugin in Dia 0.96.1, and possibly other versions, allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a Trojan horse Python file in the current working directory, related to a vulnerability in the PySys_SetArgv function (CVE-2008-5983).
Publish Date : 2009-01-28 Last Update Date : 2017-08-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-5984

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application DIA DIA 0.96.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
DIA DIA 1

- References For CVE-2008-5984

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-January/msg01065.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-1057
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/48262
XF dia-pysyssetargv-privilege-escalation(48262)
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:040
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:040
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=481551 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33448
BID 33448 Dia 'PySys_SetArgv' Remote Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-12-10
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/01/26/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20090126 CVE request -- Python < 2.6 PySys_SetArgv issues (epiphany, csound, dia, eog, gedit, xchat, vim, nautilus-python, Gnumeric)
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:046
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:046
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=504251 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5984

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


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