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CVE-2000-1137 Detail

Description

GNU ed before 0.2-18.1 allows local users to overwrite the files of other users via a symlink attack.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/09/2001

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2000-1137
Original release date:
01/09/2001
Last revised:
09/10/2008
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.6 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000359 External Source CONECTIVA CLA-2000:359-2
http://www.debian.org/security/2000/20001129 External Source DEBIAN 20001129 DSA-001-1 ed: symlink attack
http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/MDKSA-2000-076.php3 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2000:076
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2000-123.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2000:123
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/5723 External Source XF gnu-ed-symlink(5723)

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