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CVE-2005-1751 Detail

Description

Race condition in shtool 2.0.1 and earlier allows local users to create or modify arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the .shtool.$$ temporary file, a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-1759.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/25/2005

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-1751
Original release date:
05/25/2005
Last revised:
10/17/2016
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 (09/19/2006)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=158995 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=93782 External Source MISC http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=93782
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=111955937622637&w=2 External Source OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2005.011
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:345 Tool Signature; US Government Resource External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:345
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9639 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9639
http://securitytracker.com/id?1014059 External Source SECTRACK 1014059
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-789 External Source DEBIAN DSA-789
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200506-08.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200506-08
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-564.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:564
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/13767 External Source BID 13767
http://www.zataz.net/adviso/shtool-05252005.txt Vendor Advisory External Source MISC http://www.zataz.net/adviso/shtool-05252005.txt

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:345
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:345
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9639
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9639

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:shtool:shtool:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.0.1

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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