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CVE-2009-1893 Detail

Current Description

The configtest function in the Red Hat dhcpd init script for DHCP 3.0.1 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 3 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on an unspecified temporary file, related to the "dhcpd -t" command.

Source:  MITRE
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CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securitytracker.com/id?1022554
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1154.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35670
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=510024
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/51718
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11597
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6440

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
AND
OR
 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0::as
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0::es
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 cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3.0::ws
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OR
 cpe:/a:isc:dhcp:3.0.1:rc1
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 cpe:/a:isc:dhcp:3.0.1:rc10
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 cpe:/a:isc:dhcp:3.0.1:rc11
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 cpe:/a:isc:dhcp:3.0.1:rc12
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 cpe:/a:isc:dhcp:3.0.1:rc13
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 cpe:/a:isc:dhcp:3.0.1:rc14
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 cpe:/a:isc:dhcp:3.0.1:rc2
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 cpe:/a:isc:dhcp:3.0.1:rc5
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 cpe:/a:isc:dhcp:3.0.1:rc6
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 cpe:/a:isc:dhcp:3.0.1:rc7
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 cpe:/a:isc:dhcp:3.0.1:rc8
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 cpe:/a:isc:dhcp:3.0.1:rc9
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1893
NVD Published Date:
07/17/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017