CVE-2002-1472 - Unspecified vulnerability in Xfree86 Project X11R6

Summary

Untrusted search path vulnerability in libX11.so in xfree86, when used in setuid or setgid programs, allows local users to gain root privileges via a modified LD_PRELOAD environment variable that points to a malicious module.

Risk level (CVSS 7.2)

High

7.2

Access Vector

  • Network
  • Adjacent Network
  • Local

Access Complexity

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Authentication

  • None
  • Single
  • Multiple

Confident. Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Integrity Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None