CVE-2004-0880

Current Description

getmail 4.x before 4.2.0, when run as root, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on an mbox file.

Basic Data

PublishedJanuary 27, 2005
Last ModifiedJuly 11, 2017
Assignercve@mitre.org
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:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityHIGH
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score1.2
SeverityLOW
Exploitability Score1.9
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
    2.3ApplicationGetmailGetmail2.3.7*******
    2.3ApplicationGetmailGetmail3.x*******
    2.3ApplicationGetmailGetmail4.0*******
    2.3ApplicationGetmailGetmail4.0.0_b10*******
    2.3ApplicationGetmailGetmail4.0.1*******
    2.3ApplicationGetmailGetmail4.0.2*******
    2.3ApplicationGetmailGetmail4.0.3*******
    2.3ApplicationGetmailGetmail4.0.4*******
    2.3ApplicationGetmailGetmail4.0.5*******
    2.3ApplicationGetmailGetmail4.0.6*******
    2.3ApplicationGetmailGetmail4.0.7*******
    2.3ApplicationGetmailGetmail4.0.8*******
    2.3ApplicationGetmailGetmail4.0.9*******
    2.3ApplicationGetmailGetmail4.0.10*******
    2.3ApplicationGetmailGetmail4.0.11*******
    2.3ApplicationGetmailGetmail4.0.12*******
    2.3ApplicationGetmailGetmail4.0.13*******
    2.3ApplicationGetmailGetmail4.1*******
    2.3ApplicationGetmailGetmail4.1.1*******
    2.3ApplicationGetmailGetmail4.1.2*******
    2.3ApplicationGetmailGetmail4.1.3*******
    2.3ApplicationGetmailGetmail4.1.4*******
    2.3ApplicationGetmailGetmail4.1.5*******
  • OR - Configuration 2
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSGentooLinux1.4*******
    2.3OSSlackwareSlackware Linux9.1*******
    2.3OSSlackwareSlackware Linux10.0*******
    2.3OSSlackwareSlackware Linuxcurrent*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Getmail Getmail 2.3.7, 3.x, 4.0, 4.0.0_b10, 4.0.1, 4.0.10, 4.0.11, 4.0.12, 4.0.13, 4.0.2, 4.0.3, 4.0.4, 4.0.5, 4.0.6, 4.0.7, 4.0.8, 4.0.9, 4.1, 4.1.1, 4.1.2, 4.1.3, 4.1.4, 4.1.5
Slackware Slackware Linux 10.0, 9.1, current
Gentoo Linux 1.4

References

NameSourceURLTags
20040919 Local root compromise possible with getmailhttp://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=109571883130372&w=2BUGTRAQ
GLSA-200409-32http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200409-32.xmlGENTOO
DSA-553http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-553DEBIAN
http://www.qcc.ca/~charlesc/software/getmail-4/CHANGELOGhttp://www.qcc.ca/~charlesc/software/getmail-4/CHANGELOGCONFIRM
getmail-mbox-race-condition(17437)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/17437XF