VDB-51548 · CVE-2010-0002 · BID 37776

GNU bash 2.05/3.0/3.2/3.2.48/4.0 Terminal input validation

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A vulnerability was found in GNU bash 2.05/3.0/3.2/3.2.48/4.0 and classified as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown function of the component Terminal. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. Impacted is availability. CVE summarizes:

The /etc/profile.d/60alias.sh script in the Mandriva bash package for Bash 2.05b, 3.0, 3.2, 3.2.48, and 4.0 enables the --show-control-chars option in LS_OPTIONS, which allows local users to send escape sequences to terminal emulators, or hide the existence of a file, via a crafted filename.

The weakness was presented 01/14/2010 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at mandriva.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2010-0002. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack needs to be approached locally. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 43880 (Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : bash (MDVSA-2010:004)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Mandriva Local Security Checks.

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

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Tenable (43880), SecurityFocus (BID 37776†) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-24632†). See VDB-61375, VDB-61897, VDB-69756 and VDB-70630 for similar entries.






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Class: Input validation

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Nessus ID: 43880
Nessus Name: Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : bash (MDVSA-2010:004)
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OpenVAS ID: 830811
OpenVAS Name: Mandriva Update for bash MDVSA-2010:004 (bash)
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Vendor: gnu.org

Advisory: mandriva.com
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CVE: CVE-2010-0002 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 37776 - GNU Bash 'ls' Control Character Command Injection Vulnerability
Vulnerability Center: 24632 - Mandriva Bash Local Character Command Injection Vulnerability via a Crafted Filename, Low

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Created: 03/18/2015 03:15 PM
Updated: 08/31/2021 09:21 AM
Changes: 03/18/2015 03:15 PM (55), 02/20/2017 10:06 AM (8), 08/31/2021 09:18 AM (4), 08/31/2021 09:21 AM (1)
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