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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
Description Last Modified:  12/03/2007
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
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 (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
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26674
http://www.zsh.org/mla/workers/2007/msg01060.html
http://www.zsh.org/mla/workers/2007/msg01065.html
http://www.zsh.org/mla/workers/2007/msg01066.html
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=201022
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/38812

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-2007-6209
NVD Published Date:
12/03/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017