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CVE-2014-4038 Detail

Current Description

ppc64-diag 2.6.1 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack related to (1) rtas_errd/diag_support.c and /tmp/get_dt_files, (2) scripts/ppc64_diag_mkrsrc and /tmp/diagSEsnap/snapH.tar.gz, or (3) lpd/test/lpd_ela_test.sh and /var/tmp/ras.

Source:  MITRE
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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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-07/msg00018.html Third Party Advisory
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/06/17/1 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0383.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1320.html Third Party Advisory
http://secunia.com/advisories/60616
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/68049
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=882667 Issue Tracking
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1109371 Issue Tracking

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:o:suse:linux_enterprise_server:11:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ppc64-diag_project:ppc64-diag:2.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-4038
NVD Published Date:
06/17/2014
NVD Last Modified:
01/06/2017