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CVE-2007-3103 Detail

Current Description

The init.d script for the X.Org X11 xfs font server on various Linux distributions might allow local users to change the permissions of arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/.font-unix temporary file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/15/2007
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.2 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): High
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://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=185660
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/242903
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=557 Patch
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200710-11.xml
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1342
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0519.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0520.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/473869/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24888
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018375
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/35375
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1485
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10802
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/5167
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg00095.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg00096.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10802
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10802

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3103
NVD Published Date:
07/15/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018