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CVE-2004-2768 Detail

Description

dpkg 1.9.21 does not properly reset the metadata of a file during replacement of the file in a package upgrade, which might allow local users to gain privileges by creating a hard link to a vulnerable (1) setuid file, (2) setgid file, or (3) device, a related issue to CVE-2010-2059.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/08/2010

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.jammed.com/ISN/2003/12/0056.html Exploit
http://www.hackinglinuxexposed.com/articles/20031214.html Exploit
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=225692
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=598775
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/59428

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:debian:dpkg:1.9.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-2768
NVD Published Date:
06/08/2010
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017