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CVE-2004-1296 Detail

Description

The (1) eqn2graph and (2) pic2graph scripts in groff 1.18.1 allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/31/2004

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 (03/14/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=286371
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=286372
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110358225615424&w=2
http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:038
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/18660

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:groff:1.18.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-1296
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2004
NVD Last Modified:
07/10/2017