CVE-2004-0970

Current Description

The (1) gzexe, (2) zdiff, and (3) znew scripts in the gzip package, as used by other packages such as ncompress, allows local users to overwrite files via a symlink attack on temporary files. NOTE: the znew vulnerability may overlap CVE-2003-0367.

Referenced by CVEs:CVE-2005-2991

Basic Data

PublishedFebruary 09, 2005
Last ModifiedJuly 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
    2.3ApplicationGnuGzip1.2.4a*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Gnu Gzip 1.2.4a

References

NameSourceURLTags
13131http://secunia.com/advisories/13131SECUNIA
DSA-588http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-588DEBIANVendor Advisory
11288http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/11288BIDPatch Vendor Advisory
2004-0050http://www.trustix.org/errata/2004/0050TRUSTIX
http://www.zataz.net/adviso/ncompress-09052005.txthttp://www.zataz.net/adviso/ncompress-09052005.txtMISC
script-temporary-file-overwrite(17583)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/17583XF