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CVE-2004-0603 Detail

Description

gzexe in gzip 1.3.3 and earlier will execute an argument when the creation of a temp file fails instead of exiting the program, which could allow remote attackers or local users to execute arbitrary commands, a different vulnerability than CVE-1999-1332.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/06/2004

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-0603
Original release date:
12/06/2004
Last revised:
07/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete 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.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=54890 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=54890
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200406-18.xml Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source GENTOO GLSA-200406-18
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10603 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source BID 10603
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/16506 External Source XF gzip-gzexe-tmpfile(16506)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:gzip:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 1.3.3

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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