CVE-2004-0967 Detail

Current Description

The (1) pj-gs.sh, (2) ps2epsi, (3) pv.sh, and (4) sysvlp.sh scripts in the ESP Ghostscript (espgs) package in Trustix Secure Linux 1.5 through 2.1, and other operating systems, allow local users to overwrite files via a symlink attack on temporary files.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (09/07/2007)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=140074 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/ The risks associated with fixing this bug are greater than the low severity security risk. We therefore currently have no plans to fix this flaw in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 which is in maintenance mode.

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2006.19/SCOSA-2006.19.txt
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2006.23/SCOSA-2006.23.txt
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=136321
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-081.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/11285 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2004/0050
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/17583
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10284
https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3-1/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-0967
NVD Published Date:
02/09/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017
Source:
MITRE