Aboleo.net Portmon 1.7 -c/-l privileges management

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A vulnerability has been found in Aboleo.net Portmon 1.7 and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown functionality. The manipulation of the argument -c/-l with an unknown input leads to a privileges management vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is 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. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, and integrity. The summary by CVE is:

Portmon 1.7 and possibly earlier versions allows local users to read and write arbitrary files via the (1) -c (host file) or (2) -l (log file) command line options.

The weakness was presented 07/24/2003 as not defined posting (Bugtraq). It is possible to read the advisory at marc.theaimsgroup.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2003-0448 since 06/19/2003. The exploitation appears to be easy. Attacking locally is a requirement. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1068 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.




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

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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06/19/2003 🔍
07/24/2003 +35 days 🔍
07/24/2003 +0 days 🔍
08/14/2014 +4039 days 🔍
06/14/2018 +1400 days 🔍


Advisory: marc.theaimsgroup.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2003-0448 (🔍)


Created: 08/14/2014 06:21 PM
Updated: 06/14/2018 11:10 AM
Changes: 08/14/2014 06:21 PM (46), 06/14/2018 11:10 AM (1)
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