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CVE-2004-1296 Detail

Current 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
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
OR
 cpe:2.3:a:gnu:groff:1.18.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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