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CVE-2005-4691 Detail

Description

imake in NetBSD before 2.0.3, NetBSD-current before 12 September 2005, certain versions of X.Org, and certain versions of XFree86 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the temporary file for the file.0 target, which is used for a pre-formatted manual page.

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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2005-009.txt.asc
http://mail-index.netbsd.org/netbsd-announce/2005/10/31/0000.html
http://mail-index.netbsd.org/source-changes/2005/09/12/0043.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015132 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15263 Patch

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.6:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:1.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-4691
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2005
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008