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CVE-2005-1111 Detail

Description

Race condition in cpio 2.6 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 cpio after the decompression is complete.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/02/2005

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-1111
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.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/CERT/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-06:03.cpio.asc External Source FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-06:03
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2006.2/SCOSA-2006.2.txt External Source SCO SCOSA-2006.2
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2005.32/SCOSA-2005.32.txt External Source SCO SCOSA-2005.32
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2006-May/0004.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:010
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=111342664116120&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 20050413 cpio TOCTOU file-permissions vulnerability
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-846 External Source DEBIAN DSA-846
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-378.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:378
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-806.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:806
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13159 External Source BID 13159
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-189-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-189-1
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A358 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:358
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9783 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9783

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:358
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:358
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9783
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9783

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