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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
Description Last Modified:  05/02/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.7 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): High
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

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
ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2008-004.txt.asc
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060301-01.U.asc
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307041
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Nov/msg00002.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=111229375217633&w=2
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-103118-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-200191-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-730 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.fedoralegacy.org/updates/FC2/2005-11-14-FLSA_2005_158801__Updated_bzip2_packages_fix_security_issues.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:026
http://www.openpkg.com/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2007.002.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-474.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/456430/30/8730/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12954
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26444
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-319A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3525
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3868
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/19926
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10902
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1154

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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-0953
NVD Published Date:
05/02/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018