VDB-20513 · CVE-2003-0361 · BID 7736

gPS 0.9.1/0.9.2/0.9.3/0.9.4 rgpsp Connection rgpsp.conf privileges management

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in gPS 0.9.1/0.9.2/0.9.3/0.9.4. This issue affects an unknown part of the file rgpsp.conf of the component rgpsp Connection Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privileges management vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-269. The software does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

gPS before 1.1.0 does not properly follow the rgpsp connection source acceptation policy as specified in the rgpsp.conf file, which could allow unauthorized remote attackers to connect to rgpsp.

The weakness was presented 06/09/2003 (Website). The advisory is shared at debian.org. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2003-0361 since 05/29/2003. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1068 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 15144 (Debian DSA-307-1 : gps - multiple vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks and running in the context local.

Upgrading to version 1.1.0 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (15144). See 20512 and 20514 for similar entries.



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Class: Privileges management
CWE: CWE-269 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 15144
Nessus Name: Debian DSA-307-1 : gps - multiple vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 53598
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 307-1 (ircii-pana)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: gPS 1.1.0


05/27/2003 🔍
05/29/2003 +1 days 🔍
05/29/2003 +0 days 🔍
06/09/2003 +11 days 🔍
06/09/2003 +0 days 🔍
09/29/2004 +478 days 🔍
08/11/2014 +3603 days 🔍
06/28/2021 +2513 days 🔍


Advisory: debian.org
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2003-0361 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 7736

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Created: 08/12/2014 12:59 AM
Updated: 06/28/2021 03:29 PM
Changes: 08/12/2014 12:59 AM (61), 06/14/2018 11:07 AM (2), 06/28/2021 03:29 PM (4)
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