CVE-2010-0825 Detail

Current 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.


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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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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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
Source:
Canonical Ltd.