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CVE-2009-1962 Detail

Current Description

Xfig, possibly 3.2.5, allows local users to read and write arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the (1) xfig-eps[PID], (2) xfig-pic[PID].pix, (3) xfig-pic[PID].err, (4) xfig-pcx[PID].pix, (5) xfig-xfigrc[PID], (6) xfig[PID], (7) xfig-print[PID], (8) xfig-export[PID].err, (9) xfig-batch[PID], (10) xfig-exp[PID], or (11) xfig-spell.[PID] temporary files, where [PID] is a process ID.

Source:  MITRE
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CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:244
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/04/01/6
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34328
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/49600

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 )
 cpe:/a:xfig:xfig:3.2.5
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::alpha
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::amd64
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::arm
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::hppa
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::ia-32
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::ia-64
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::m68k
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::mips
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::mipsel
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::powerpc
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::s%2f390
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0::sparc
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0::alpha
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0::amd64
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0::arm
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0::armel
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0::hppa
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0::ia-32
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0::ia-64
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0::m68k
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0::mips
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0::mipsel
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0::powerpc
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0::s%2f390
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 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0::sparc
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1962
NVD Published Date:
06/07/2009
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017