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CVE-2007-4460 Detail

Current Description

The RenderV2ToFile function in tag_file.cpp in id3lib (aka libid3) 3.8.3 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary file whose name is constructed from the name of a file being tagged.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
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.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=438540
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200709-08.xml
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1365
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:180
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_19_sr.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25372 Exploit
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018667
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=253553

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:id3lib:id3lib:3.8.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4460
NVD Published Date:
08/21/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008