Bug 1616553 (CVE-2000-1220) - CVE-2000-1220 security flaw
Summary: CVE-2000-1220 security flaw
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Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: CVE-2000-1220
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Reported: 2018-08-16 01:09 UTC by Stephen Herr
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:47 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2018-08-16 01:10:07 UTC


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Description Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 01:09:59 UTC
Flaw bug created to hold information about an old flaw we knew something about. For more details see the MITRE CVE description.

Comment 1 Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 17:06:16 UTC
MITRE description:

The line printer daemon (lpd) in the lpr package in multiple Linux operating systems allows local users to gain root privileges by causing sendmail to execute with arbitrary command line arguments, as demonstrated using the -C option to specify a configuration file.


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