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CVE-2004-0976 Detail

Description

Multiple scripts in the perl package in Trustix Secure Linux 1.5 through 2.1 and other operating systems allows local users to overwrite files via a symlink attack on temporary files.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/09/2005

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-0976
Original release date:
02/09/2005
Last revised:
10/10/2017
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 is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=140058 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/ Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://fedoranews.org/updates/FEDORA--.shtml External Source FEDORA FLSA-2006:152845
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110547693019788&w=2 External Source OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2005.001
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-620 External Source DEBIAN DSA-620
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:031 External Source MANDRAKE MDKSA-2005:031
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-881.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:881
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/11294 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source BID 11294
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2004/0050 External Source TRUSTIX 2004-0050
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/17583 External Source XF script-temporary-file-overwrite(17583)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9752 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9752

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9752
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9752

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