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CVE-2005-1119 Detail

Description

Sudo VISudo 1.6.8 and earlier allows local users to corrupt arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/02/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/30/2006)

We do not consider this a security issue, the bug can only manifest if the software is invoked on a sudoers file that is contained in a world writable directory.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13171

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-1119
NVD Published Date:
05/02/2005
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008