CVEdetails.com the ultimate security vulnerability data source
(e.g.: CVE-2009-1234 or 2010-1234 or 20101234)
Log In   Register   Reset Password   Activate Account
Vulnerability Feeds & WidgetsNew   www.itsecdb.com  

Vulnerability Details : CVE-2001-0170

glibc 2.1.9x and earlier does not properly clear the RESOLV_HOST_CONF, HOSTALIASES, or RES_OPTIONS environmental variables when executing setuid/setgid programs, which could allow local users to read arbitrary files.
Publish Date : 2001-03-26 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
Search Twitter   Search YouTube   Search Google

- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat 2001-01-10
If you are a vendor and you have additional data which can be automatically imported into our database, please contact admin @ cvedetails.com

- Products Affected By CVE-2001-0170

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Conectiva Linux 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Conectiva Linux 4.0es Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Conectiva Linux 4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Conectiva Linux 4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Conectiva Linux 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Conectiva Linux 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Conectiva Linux 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Conectiva Linux Ecommerce Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Conectiva Linux Graficas Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Debian Debian Linux 2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Immunix Immunix 7.0 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Redhat Linux 7.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Redhat Linux 7.0 I386 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Conectiva Linux 9
Debian Debian Linux 1
Immunix Immunix 1
Redhat Linux 2

- References For CVE-2001-0170

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-01/0131.html
BUGTRAQ 20010110 Glibc Local Root Exploit
http://xforce.iss.net/static/5907.php
XF linux-glibc-read-files
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-01/0186.html
BUGTRAQ 20010110 [slackware-security] glibc 2.2 local vulnerability on setuid binaries
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2181
BID 2181 glibc RESOLV_HOST_CONF File Read Access Vulnerability Release Date:2001-01-10
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2001-001.html
REDHAT RHSA-2001:001

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2001-0170

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


CVE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CVE content is MITRE's CVE web site. CWE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CWE content is MITRE's CWE web site. OVAL is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of OVAL content is MITRE's OVAL web site.
Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. It is the responsibility of user to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content. EACH USER WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY consequences of his or her direct or indirect use of this web site. ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. This site will NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT or any other kind of loss.