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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      Last Modified:  05/02/2005

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-1119
Original release date:
05/02/2005
Last revised:
09/05/2008
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.1 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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 Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13171 External Source BID 13171

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