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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      Last Modified:  08/14/2007      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3852
Original release date:
08/14/2007
Last revised:
07/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.4 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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 Type Source Name
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1005.html Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2011:1005
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25380 External Source BID 25380
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=188808 External Source CONFIRM https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=188808
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36045 External Source XF sysstat-init-privilege-escalation(36045)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

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