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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0912

perl-MDK-Common 1.1.11 and 1.1.24, 1.2.9 through 1.2.14, and possibly other versions, in Mandriva Linux does not properly handle strings when writing them to configuration files, which allows attackers to gain privileges via "special characters" in unspecified vectors.
Publish Date : 2009-03-16 Last Update Date : 2017-08-16
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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) Gain privileges

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-0912

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Mandriva Linux 2008.0 - X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Mandriva Linux 2008.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Mandriva Linux 2008.1 - X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Mandriva Linux 2008.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Mandriva Linux 2009.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Mandriva Linux 2009.0 - X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Mandriva Linux Corporate Server 3.0 - X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Mandriva Linux Corporate Server 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Mandriva Linux Corporate Server 4.0 - X86 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Mandriva Linux Corporate Server 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mandriva Multi Network Firewall 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mandriva Linux 6
Mandriva Linux Corporate Server 4
Mandriva Multi Network Firewall 1

- References For CVE-2009-0912
VUPEN ADV-2009-0688
XF perlmdkcommon-unspecified-priv-escalation(49220)
BID 34089 Mandriva perl-MDK-Common Unspecified Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2009-03-12

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-0912

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