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CVE-1999-1572 Detail

Description

cpio on FreeBSD 2.1.0, Debian GNU/Linux 3.0, and possibly other operating systems, uses a 0 umask when creating files using the -O (archive) or -F options, which creates the files with mode 0666 and allows local users to read or overwrite those files.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/16/1996

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-1572
Original release date:
07/16/1996
Last revised:
10/18/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.1 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Evaluator Solution

Fixed in rev 1.3 of cpio/main.c.

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110763404701519&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 20050204 [USN-75-1] cpio vulnerability
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2005-212.pdf External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2005-212.pdf
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-664 External Source DEBIAN DSA-664
http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=bin/1391 Exploit External Source MISC http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=bin/1391
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:032 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2005:032
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-073.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:073
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-080.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:080
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-806.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:806
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2005/0003/ External Source TRUSTIX 2005-0003
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/19167 External Source XF cpio-o-archive-insecure-permissions(19167)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10888 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10888

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10888
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10888

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