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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
Description Last Modified:  08/05/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 1.2 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
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
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2005.39/SCOSA-2005.39.txt
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=112300046224117&w=2
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/32
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-903
http://www.info-zip.org/FAQ.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:197
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0203.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14450
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2005/0053/
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-191-1
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9975

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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-2475
NVD Published Date:
08/05/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017