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CVE-2005-0953 Detail

Description

Race condition in bzip2 1.0.2 and earlier allows local users to modify permissions of arbitrary files via a hard link attack on a file while it is being decompressed, whose permissions are changed by bzip2 after the decompression is complete.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/02/2005

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-0953
Original release date:
05/02/2005
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
3.7 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
1.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
High
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2008-004.txt.asc External Source NETBSD NetBSD-SA2008-004
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060301-01.U.asc External Source SGI 20060301-01-U
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307041 External Source CONFIRM http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307041
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Nov/msg00002.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-11-14
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=111229375217633&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 20050330 bzip2 TOCTOU file-permissions vulnerability
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103118-1 External Source SUNALERT 103118
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-200191-1 External Source SUNALERT 200191
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-730 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source DEBIAN DSA-730
http://www.fedoralegacy.org/updates/FC2/2005-11-14-FLSA_2005_158801__Updated_bzip2_packages_fix_security_issues.html External Source FEDORA FLSA:158801
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:026 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:026
http://www.openpkg.com/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2007.002.html External Source OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2007.002
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-474.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:474
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/456430/30/8730/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20070109 rPSA-2007-0004-1 bzip2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12954 External Source BID 12954
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26444 External Source BID 26444
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-319A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA07-319A
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3525 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3525
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3868 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-3868
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/19926 External Source XF bzip2-toctou-symlink(19926)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10902 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10902
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1154 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1154

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10902
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10902
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1154
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1154

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