National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability
Database

CVE-2005-2693 Detail

Description

cvsbug in CVS 1.12.12 and earlier creates temporary files insecurely, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files and execute arbitrary code via a symlink attack.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/26/2005

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-2693
Original release date:
08/26/2005
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.6 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/14/2007)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/CERT/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-05:20.cvsbug.asc External Source FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-05:20
http://securitytracker.com/id?1014857 External Source SECTRACK 1014857
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-802 External Source DEBIAN DSA-802
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-806 External Source DEBIAN DSA-806
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-756.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2005:756
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/1667 External Source VUPEN ADV-2005-1667
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=166366 Patch External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=166366
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10835 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10835

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10835
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10835

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:cvs:cvs:1.12.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Denotes Vulnerable Software
Are we missing a CPE here? Please let us know.

Change History 2 change records found - show changes