VDB-94851 · OSVDB 19043

Unix lpr symlink

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in Unix (Operating System) (the affected version unknown). This affects an unknown functionality of the component lpr. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-61. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality.

The bug was discovered 07/05/1984. The weakness was released 01/21/1985 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at securitydigest.org. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. The successful exploitation needs a authentication. Technical details are unknown but an exploit is available.

After even before and not, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 200 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

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

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 94850, 94852 and 94853.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.1

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.1
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-61
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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07/05/1984 🔍
01/21/1985 +200 days 🔍
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08/29/2005 +7524 days 🔍
01/02/2017 +4143 days 🔍
07/13/2020 +1288 days 🔍

Sourcesinfoedit

Advisory: securitydigest.org
Status: Not defined
OSVDB: 19043 - Unix lpr Symlink Absolute Path Arbitrary File Disclosure

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 01/02/2017 05:16 PM
Updated: 07/13/2020 09:04 AM
Changes: (2) software_type vulnerability_cwe
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