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CVE-2005-4536 Detail

Description

Mail::Audit module in libmail-audit-perl 2.1-5, when logging is enabled without a default log file specified, uses predictable log filenames, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the [PID]-audit.log temporary file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/31/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=344029
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-960 Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16434
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0378
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/24380

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:debian:libmail-audit-perl:2.1-5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-4536
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2005
NVD Last Modified:
07/19/2017