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CVE-2003-0367 Detail

Description

znew in the gzip package allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/02/2003

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0367
Original release date:
07/02/2003
Last revised:
09/10/2008
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:N/I:P/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 modification

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://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-308 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source DEBIAN DSA-308
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:068 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2003:068
http://www.openpkg.org/security/OpenPKG-SA-2003.031-gzip.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.openpkg.org/security/OpenPKG-SA-2003.031-gzip.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/7872 External Source BID 7872
http://www.turbolinux.com/security/TLSA-2003-38.txt Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source TURBO TLSA-2003-38

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