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CVE-2003-1294 Detail

Description

Xscreensaver before 4.15 creates temporary files insecurely in (1) driver/passwd-kerberos.c, (2) driver/xscreensaver-getimage-video, (3) driver/xscreensaver.kss.in, and the (4) vidwhacker and (5) webcollage screensavers, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/31/2003

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060602-01-U.asc
http://jwz.livejournal.com/310943.html
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-107.htm
http://www.novell.com/linux/download/updates/90_i386.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0498.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/9125
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1948
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/attachment.cgi?id=124968
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=182286
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10848

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10848
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10848

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-1294
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2003
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017