CVE-1999-1332

Current Description

gzexe in the gzip package on Red Hat Linux 5.0 and earlier allows local users to overwrite files of other users via a symlink attack on a temporary file.

Referenced by CVEs:CVE-2004-0603

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 31, 1999
Last ModifiedOctober 18, 2016
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score2.1
SeverityLOW
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSRedhatLinux********5.0

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Redhat Linux *

References

NameSourceURLTags
19980128 GZEXE - the big problemhttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=88603844115233&w=2BUGTRAQ
DSA-308http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-308DEBIAN
gzip-gzexe-tmp-symlink(7241)http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/7241.phpXF
3812http://www.osvdb.org/3812OSVDB
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/rh50-errata-general.html#gziphttp://www.redhat.com/support/errata/rh50-errata-general.html#gzipCONFIRM
7845http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/7845BID