VDB-94872 · OSVDB 632

BSD uusend /usr/lib/uucp/L.sys privileges management

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in BSD (version unknown). Affected is an unknown functionality in the library /usr/lib/uucp/L.sys of the component uusend. 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 disclosed 05/19/1986 by Romain Kang and Joe Angelo (Website). The advisory is shared for download at securitydigest.org. The attack needs to be approached locally. The successful exploitation needs a authentication. Technical details and a exploit are known.

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.

The entries 94866, 94868, 94869 and 94870 are pretty similar.

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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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05/19/1986 🔍
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09/12/2002 +5960 days 🔍
01/02/2017 +5225 days 🔍
07/13/2020 +1288 days 🔍

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Advisory: securitydigest.org
Researcher: Romain Kang/Joe Angelo
Status: Not defined
OSVDB: 632 - BSD uusend Arbitrary Privileged 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 11:11 AM
Changes: (1) vulnerability_cwe
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