VDB-94832 · OSVDB 19197

UNIX-V7 Login Terminal /dev/tty privileges management

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A vulnerability was found in UNIX-V7 (Operating System) (affected version not known). It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown part of the file /dev/tty of the component Login Terminal. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-269. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 08/25/1981 by Tom Truscott and James Ellis (Website). The advisory is shared for download at securitydigest.org. The attack may be launched remotely. A simple authentication is necessary for exploitation. Technical details as well as a exploit are known.

After before and not just, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as proof-of-concept.

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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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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08/29/2005 +8769 days 🔍
01/02/2017 +4143 days 🔍
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Advisory: securitydigest.org
Researcher: Tom Truscott/James Ellis
Status: Not defined
OSVDB: 19197 - UNIX-V7 login Terminal Owner Hijacking

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 01/02/2017 05:15 PM
Updated: 07/12/2020 08:32 PM
Changes: (2) software_type vulnerability_cwe
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