CVE-2004-0233

Current Description

Utempter allows device names that contain .. (dot dot) directory traversal sequences, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on device names in combination with an application that trusts the utmp or wtmp files.

Basic Data

PublishedAugust 18, 2004
Last ModifiedOctober 11, 2017
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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
    2.3ApplicationSgiPropack2.4*******
    2.3ApplicationSgiPropack3.0*******
    2.3ApplicationUtempterUtempter0.5.2*******
    2.3ApplicationUtempterUtempter0.5.3*******
  • OR - Configuration 2
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSSlackwareSlackware Linux********
    2.3OSSlackwareSlackware Linux9.1*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Slackware Slackware Linux *, 9.1
Sgi Propack 2.4, 3.0
Utempter Utempter 0.5.2, 0.5.3

References

NameSourceURLTags
GLSA-200405-05http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200405-05.xmlGENTOO
1000752http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1000752.1-1SUNALERT
MDKSA-2004:031http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:031MANDRAKE
RHSA-2004:174http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-174.htmlREDHATPATCH Vendor Advisory
RHSA-2004:175http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-175.htmlREDHAT
10178http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10178BIDExploit PATCH Vendor Advisory
SSA:2004-110http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2004&m=slackware-security.404389SLACKWARE
utemper-symlink(15904)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/15904XF
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10115https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10115OVAL
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:979https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A979OVAL