CVE-2004-0969

Current Description

The groffer script in the Groff package 1.18 and later versions, as used in Trustix Secure Linux 1.5 through 2.1, and possibly other operating systems, allows local users to overwrite files via a symlink attack on temporary files.

Referenced by CVEs:CVE-2009-5081

Basic Data

PublishedFebruary 09, 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: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
    2.3ApplicationGnuGroff1.19*******
  • OR - Configuration 2
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSGentooLinux********
    2.3OSUbuntuUbuntu Linux4.1*ia64*****
    2.3OSUbuntuUbuntu Linux4.1*ppc*****

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Ubuntu Ubuntu Linux 4.1
Gnu Groff 1.19
Gentoo Linux *

References

NameSourceURLTags
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=136313http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=136313CONFIRM
18764http://secunia.com/advisories/18764SECUNIA
GLSA-200411-15http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200411-15.xmlGENTOOPatch Vendor Advisory
11287http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/11287BIDPatch Vendor Advisory
2004-0050http://www.trustix.org/errata/2004/0050TRUSTIX
MDKSA-2006:038http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:038MANDRIVA
script-temporary-file-overwrite(17583)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/17583XF