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CVE-2007-3852 Detail

Current Description

The init script (sysstat.in) in sysstat 5.1.2 up to 7.1.6 creates /tmp/sysstat.run insecurely, which allows local users to execute arbitrary code.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/14/2007
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (05/12/2008)

This issue did not affect the versions of sysstat as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, or 4. For Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=251200 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1005.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25380
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=188808
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36045

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3852
NVD Published Date:
08/14/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017