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CVE-2007-1057 Detail

Description

The Net Direct client for Linux before 6.0.5 in Nortel Application Switch 2424, VPN 3050 and 3070, and SSL VPN Module 1000 extracts and executes files with insecure permissions, which allows local users to exploit a race condition to replace a world-writable file in /tmp/NetClient and cause another user to execute arbitrary code when attempting to execute this client, as demonstrated by replacing /tmp/NetClient/client.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/21/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://spoofed.org/blog/archive/2007/02/nortel_vpn_unix_client_local_root_compromise.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22632
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017678
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0671
http://www116.nortelnetworks.com/pub/repository/CLARIFY/DOCUMENT/2007/08/021886-01.pdf
http://www130.nortelnetworks.com/go/main.jsp?cscat=BLTNDETAIL&DocumentOID=540071 Patch
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/32597
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/3356

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
AND
OR
 cpe:2.3:h:nortel:alteon_2424_application_switch:23.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
OR
 cpe:2.3:h:nortel:ssl_vpn_module_1000:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:h:nortel:vpn_gateway_3070:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
OR
 cpe:2.3:a:nortel:net_direct_client:*:*:linux:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
6.0.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-1057
NVD Published Date:
02/21/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017