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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-3996

festival_server in Centre for Speech Technology Research (CSTR) Festival, probably 2.0.95-beta and earlier, places a zero-length directory name in the LD_LIBRARY_PATH, which allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse shared library in the current working directory.
Publish Date : 2010-11-05 Last Update Date : 2011-01-14
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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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified 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

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2010-3996 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2010-3996

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Cstr Festival * Beta * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Cstr Festival 1.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Cstr Festival 1.4.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Cstr Festival 1.4.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Cstr Festival 1.95 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Cstr Festival 1.96 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Cstr Festival 6

- References For CVE-2010-3996
SUSE SUSE-SR:2010:020
MLIST [opensuse-updates] 20101022 openSUSE-SU-2010:0756-1 (moderate): festival security update
BID 44395 Festival Server 'LD_LIBRARY_PATH' Insecure Library Loading Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2013-12-11 CONFIRM
SUSE SUSE-SR:2010:019

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-3996

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