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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-3736

ltdl.c in libltdl in GNU Libtool 1.5.x, and 2.2.6 before 2.2.6b, as used in Ham Radio Control Libraries, Q, and possibly other products, attempts to open a .la file in the current working directory, which allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse file.
Publish Date : 2009-11-29 Last Update Date : 2017-09-18
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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 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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C 2009-11-16 2009-11-16
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-3736 unix
DSA-1958 libtool -- privilege escalation oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7481 unix
DSA-1958-1 libtool -- privilege escalation oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12656 unix
ELSA-2009:1646: libtool security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23008 unix
ELSA-2010:0039: gcc and gcc4 security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23036 unix
GNU Libtool 'libltdl' Library Search Path Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6951 unix
ltdl.c in libltdl in GNU Libtool 1.5.x, and 2.2.6 before 2.2.6b, as used in Ham Radio Control Libraries and possibly oth... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11687 unix
RHSA-2009:1646 -- libtool security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29283 unix
RHSA-2009:1646: libtool security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091646 unix
RHSA-2010:0039: gcc and gcc4 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100039 unix
RHSA-2010:0039: gcc and gcc4 security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21943 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2009-3736

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Libtool 1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Libtool 1.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GNU Libtool 1.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU Libtool 1.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GNU Libtool 1.5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GNU Libtool 1.5.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GNU Libtool 1.5.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application GNU Libtool 1.5.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application GNU Libtool 1.5.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application GNU Libtool 1.5.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application GNU Libtool 1.5.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application GNU Libtool 1.5.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application GNU Libtool 1.5.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application GNU Libtool 1.5.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application GNU Libtool 2.2.6a Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Libtool 15

- References For CVE-2009-3736
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0095
BID 37128 GNU Libtool 'libltdl' Library Search Path Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2014-12-24
VUPEN ADV-2011-0574
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0039
MLIST [libtool] 20091116 Backport of libltdl changes to branch-1-5
SUSE SUSE-SR:2010:006
GENTOO GLSA-201311-10
MLIST [libtool] 20091116 GNU Libtool 2.2.6b released

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-3736

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