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CVE-2005-0988 Detail

Description

Race condition in gzip 1.2.4, 1.3.3, and earlier, when decompressing a gzipped file, 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 gzip 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.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2005.58/SCOSA-2005.58.txt
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2006//Aug/msg00000.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-357.html
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2006&m=slackware-security.555852
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101816-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-752
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/394965 Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12996 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19289
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-214A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3101
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10242
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1169
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A765

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10242
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10242
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1169
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1169
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:765
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:765

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:gzip:1.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:gzip:1.2.4a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:gzip:1.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 2
OR
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.0:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.0:releng:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.1.1:release:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.1.1:stable:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.2:stable:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.3:release:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.3:release_p38:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.3:releng:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.3:stable:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.4:release_p42:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.4:releng:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.4:stable:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.5:release:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.5:release_p32:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.5:releng:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.5:stable:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.6:release_p20:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.6:releng:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.6:stable:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.7:releng:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.7:stable:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.8:pre-release:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.8:release_p6:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.8:releng:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.9:pre-release:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.9:releng:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.10:release:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.10:release_p8:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.10:releng:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.11:release_p3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.11:releng:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:4.11:stable:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:5.0:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:5.0:release_p14:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:5.0:releng:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:5.1:alpha:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:5.1:release:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:5.1:release_p5:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:5.1:releng:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:5.2.1:release:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:5.2.1:releng:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:5.3:release:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:5.3:releng:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:5.3:stable:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:5.4:pre-release:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:5.4:release:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:5.4:releng:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:gentoo:linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1:*:advanced_server:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1:*:advanced_server_ia64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1:*:enterprise_server:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1:*:enterprise_server_ia64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1:*:workstation:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1:*:workstation_ia64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0:*:advanced_server:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0:*:enterprise_server:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0:*:workstation_server:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:advanced_server:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:enterprise_server:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:workstation:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:linux_advanced_workstation:2.1:*:ia64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:linux_advanced_workstation:2.1:*:itanium_processor:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:trustix:secure_linux:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:trustix:secure_linux:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:trustix:secure_linux:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:turbolinux:turbolinux_appliance_server:1.0_hosting:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:turbolinux:turbolinux_appliance_server:1.0_workgroup:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:turbolinux:turbolinux_desktop:10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:turbolinux:turbolinux_home:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:turbolinux:turbolinux_server:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:turbolinux:turbolinux_server:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:turbolinux:turbolinux_server:10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:turbolinux:turbolinux_workstation:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:turbolinux:turbolinux_workstation:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:4.1:*:ia64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:ubuntu:ubuntu_linux:4.1:*:ppc:*:*:*:*:*
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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-0988
NVD Published Date:
05/02/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017