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CVE-2005-2475 Detail

Description

Race condition in Unzip 5.52 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 Unzip after the decompression is complete.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/05/2005

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-2475
Original release date:
08/05/2005
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
1.2 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/05/2007)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=164927 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/ Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch. The risks associated with fixing this bug are greater than the low severity security risk. We therefore currently have no plans to fix this flaw in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 which is in maintenance mode.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2005.39/SCOSA-2005.39.txt External Source SCO SCOSA-2005.39
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=112300046224117&w=2 External Source BUGTRAQ 20050801 unzip TOCTOU file-permissions vulnerability
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/32 External Source SREASON 32
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-903 External Source DEBIAN DSA-903
http://www.info-zip.org/FAQ.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.info-zip.org/FAQ.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:197 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2005:197
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0203.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2007:0203
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14450 External Source BID 14450
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2005/0053/ External Source TRUSTIX 2005-0053
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-191-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-191-1
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9975 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9975

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9975
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9975

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:info-zip:unzip:5.52:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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