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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-0043

sudo 1.6.0 through 1.6.3p7 does not properly clear the environment before calling the mail program, which could allow local users to gain root privileges by modifying environment variables and changing how the mail program is invoked.
Publish Date : 2002-01-31 Last Update Date : 2018-05-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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) Gain privileges
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 2002-01-14
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- Products Affected By CVE-2002-0043

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.3 P7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.3 P4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.3 P2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.3 P5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.3 P3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.3 P1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.3 P6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Todd Miller Sudo 11

- References For CVE-2002-0043
XF sudo-unclean-env-root(7891)
BID 3871 Sudo Unclean Environment Variable Root Program Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2002-01-14
BUGTRAQ 20020116 Sudo +Postfix Exploit
IMMUNIX IMNX-2002-70-001-01
SUSE SuSE-SA:2002:002
REDHAT RHSA-2002:011
BUGTRAQ 20020114 Sudo version 1.6.4 now available (fwd)
REDHAT RHSA-2002:013

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-0043

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