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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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/09/2005
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red 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/

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10284
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10284

Technical Details

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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