|Date: (C)2009-03-16 (M)2017-08-18|
|CVSS Score: 7.2||Access Vector: LOCAL|
|Exploitability Subscore: 3.9||Access Complexity: LOW|
|Impact Subscore: 10.0||Authentication: NONE|
| ||Confidentiality: COMPLETE|
| ||Integrity: COMPLETE|
| ||Availability: COMPLETE|
perl-MDK-Common 1.1.11 and 1.1.24, 1.2.9 through 1.2.14, and possibly other versions, in Mandriva Linux does not properly handle strings when writing them to configuration files, which allows attackers to gain privileges via "special characters" in unspecified vectors.