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CVE-2007-6358 Detail

Current Description

pdftops.pl before 1.20 in alternate pdftops filter allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the pdfin.[PID].tmp temporary file, which is created when pdftops reads a PDF file from stdin, such as when pdftops is invoked by CUPS.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/14/2007
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (12/18/2007)

Not vulnerable. Red Hat Enterprise Linux versions 2.1, 3, 4 and 5 do not ship with the alternate pdftops.pl CUPS printing filter that is affected by this flaw.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.cups.org/articles.php?L515
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1437
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200712-14.xml
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26919
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-563-1
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=201042 Exploit

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6358
NVD Published Date:
12/14/2007
NVD Last Modified:
11/15/2017