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CVE-2010-0825 Detail

Description

lib-src/movemail.c in movemail in emacs 22 and 23 allows local users to read, modify, or delete arbitrary mailbox files via a symlink attack, related to improper file-permission checks.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/05/2010

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (04/06/2010)

Not vulnerable. This issues does not affect the versions of emacs or xemacs as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The movemail utility in Red Hat Enterprise Linux does not have the setgid bit set, which is required for this flaw to be exploitable.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:083
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-919-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0734 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0952
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/531569
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/57457

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0825
NVD Published Date:
04/05/2010
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017