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CVE-2007-6595 Detail

Current Description

ClamAV 0.92 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on (1) temporary files used by the cli_gentempfd function in libclamav/others.c or on (2) .ascii files used by sigtool, when utf16-decode is enabled.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://kolab.org/security/kolab-vendor-notice-19.txt
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-04/msg00009.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200808-07.xml
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3501
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019148
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1497
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:088
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/485631/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27064
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0606
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39335
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39339

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') (CWE-59)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:clam_anti-virus:clamav:0.92:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6595
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018