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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-0007

Original release date: 01/10/2011
Last revised: 01/20/2011


pimd 2.1.5 and possibly earlier versions allows user-assisted local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on (1) pimd.dump when a USR1 signal is sent, or (2) pimd.cache when USR2 is sent.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 3.3 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 42759
Type: Advisory
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 70305
External Source: BID
Name: 45715
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2147
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0113
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 42793
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110107 CVE Request - pimd - Insecure file creation in /var/tmp
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110107 Re: CVE Request - pimd - Insecure file creation in /var/tmp
External Source: XF
Name: pimd-pimd-symlink(64528)

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* cpe:/a:troglobit:pimd:2.1.5

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