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CVE-2004-1377 Detail

Description

The (1) fixps (aka fixps.in) and (2) psmandup (aka psmandup.in) scripts in a2ps before 4.13 allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/27/2004

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-1377
Original release date:
12/27/2004
Last revised:
07/10/2017
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 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://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200501-02.xml Patch External Source GENTOO GLSA-200501-02
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12108 Patch External Source BID 12108
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12109 Patch External Source BID 12109
http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/9168253c-5a6d-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/9168253c-5a6d-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82.html
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/18671 External Source XF gnu-a2ps-fixpsin-symlink(18671)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/18672 External Source XF gnu-a2ps-psmanupin-symlink(18672)

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