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CVE-2007-6209 Detail

Current Description

Util/difflog.pl in zsh 4.3.4 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/03/2007      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6209
Original release date:
12/03/2007
Last revised:
07/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.6 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
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 (12/04/2007)

Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect the versions of the zsh package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26674 External Source BID 26674
http://www.zsh.org/mla/workers/2007/msg01060.html External Source MLIST [zsh-workers] 20071202 difflog.pl and "security"
http://www.zsh.org/mla/workers/2007/msg01065.html External Source MLIST [zsh-workers] 20071203 Re: difflog.pl and "security"
http://www.zsh.org/mla/workers/2007/msg01066.html External Source MLIST [zsh-workers] 20071203 Re: difflog.pl and "security"
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=201022 External Source MISC https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=201022
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/38812 External Source XF zsh-difflog-symlink(38812)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

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