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CVE-2004-0996 Detail

Description

main.c in cscope 15-4 and 15-5 creates temporary files with predictable filenames, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/10/2005

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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (04/09/2009)

Not vulnerable. cscope packages shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5 contain a backported patch since their first release.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=306172
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2007/Jul/msg00004.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110133485519690&w=2
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-610 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200412-11.xml
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/381443
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/381506
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/381611
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/11697 Exploit Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25159
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2732
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/18125

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-0996
NVD Published Date:
01/10/2005
NVD Last Modified:
07/10/2017