VDB-94866 · OSVDB 614

Unix News uux Path privileges management

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A vulnerability was found in Unix (Operating System) (version unknown). It has been classified as critical. Affected is some unknown functionality of the component News uux Path Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-269. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 01/15/1986 (Website). The advisory is available at securitydigest.org. Local access is required to approach this attack. A authentication is required for exploitation. Technical details are unknown but an exploit is available.

After immediately, 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.

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 94868, 94869, 94870 and 94871.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.0

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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01/15/1986 🔍
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09/12/2002 +6084 days 🔍
01/02/2017 +5225 days 🔍
07/13/2020 +1288 days 🔍

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Advisory: securitydigest.org
Status: Not defined
OSVDB: 614 - Unix news uux Path Subversion Arbitrary Command Execution

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 01/02/2017 05:17 PM
Updated: 07/13/2020 10:35 AM
Changes: (2) software_type vulnerability_cwe
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