National Vulnerability Database

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CVE-2007-5377 Detail

Current Description

The (1) tramp-make-temp-file and (2) tramp-make-tramp-temp-file functions in Tramp 2.1.10 extension for Emacs, and possibly earlier 2.1.x versions, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files.

Source:  MITRE
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CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: N/A
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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (10/17/2007)

Not vulnerable. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, and 4 did not include the Tramp extension with Emacs. The version of Tramp included with Emacs in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 was not vulnerable to this issue.

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Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

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