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CVE-2004-1778 Detail

Description

Skype 0.92.0.12 and 1.0.0.1 for Linux, and possibly other versions, creates the /usr/share/skype/lang directory with world-writable permissions, which allows local users to modify language files and possibly conduct social engineering or other attacks.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/22/2004

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110374568916303&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110868557905786&w=2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12081 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/18644

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-1778
NVD Published Date:
12/22/2004
NVD Last Modified:
07/10/2017