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CVE-2005-3321 Detail

Current Description

chkstat in SuSE Linux 9.0 through 10.0 allows local users to modify permissions of files by creating a hardlink to a file from a world-writable directory, which can cause the link count to drop to 1 when the file is deleted or replaced, which is then modified by chkstat to use weaker permissions.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_62_permissions.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15182
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/22853

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux:10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:suse:suse_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:suse:suse_linux:9.0:*:x86_64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:suse:suse_linux:9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:suse:suse_linux:9.1:*:x86_64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:suse:suse_linux:9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:suse:suse_linux:9.2:*:x86_64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:suse:suse_linux:9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:suse:suse_linux:9.3:*:x86_64:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-3321
NVD Published Date:
10/27/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018