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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      Last Modified:  12/14/2007      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6358
Original release date:
12/14/2007
Last revised:
11/15/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.9 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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 Type Source Name
http://www.cups.org/articles.php?L515 External Source CONFIRM http://www.cups.org/articles.php?L515
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1437 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1437
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200712-14.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200712-14
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26919 External Source BID 26919
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-563-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-563-1
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=201042 Exploit External Source CONFIRM https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=201042

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