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CVE-2007-2797 Detail

Description

xterm, including 192-7.el4 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux and 208-3.1 in Debian GNU/Linux, sets the wrong group ownership of tty devices, which allows local users to write data to other users' terminals.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/27/2007

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=349924
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3066
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-490.htm
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0701.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/477469/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/477632/100/100/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26710
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=239070
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1396
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10421

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10421
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10421

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2797
NVD Published Date:
08/27/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018