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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
Description Last Modified:  12/27/2004

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://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200501-02.xml Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12108 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12109 Patch
http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/9168253c-5a6d-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82.html
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/18671
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/18672

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-1377
NVD Published Date:
12/27/2004
NVD Last Modified:
07/10/2017