VDB-76405 · OSVDB 535

UNIX-V6 su File Descriptor privileges management

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A vulnerability has been found in UNIX-V6 (Operating System) (affected version unknown) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown function of the component su File Descriptor. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-269. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was published 08/23/1981 (Website). The advisory is shared at securitydigest.org. An attack has to be approached locally. The successful exploitation requires a single authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/26/2019). Due to its background and reception, this vulnerability has a historic impact.

After immediately, there has been an exploit disclosed.

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

Similar entries are available at 94827, 94828, 94829 and 94830.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.8

VulDB Base Score: 7.8
VulDB Temp Score: 7.8
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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08/23/1981 🔍
08/23/1981 +0 days 🔍
09/12/2002 +7690 days 🔍
07/10/2015 +4683 days 🔍
07/26/2019 +1477 days 🔍

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Advisory: securitydigest.org
Status: Not defined
OSVDB: 535 - UNIX-V6 su File Descriptor Exhaustion Local Privilege Escalation

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Created: 07/10/2015 05:21 PM
Updated: 07/26/2019 09:39 AM
Changes: (3) advisory_url exploit_date source_osvdb_create
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