CVE-2006-6939

Current Description

GNU ed before 0.3 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files, possibly in the open_sbuf function.

Basic Data

PublishedJanuary 17, 2007
Last ModifiedJuly 29, 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:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score4.6
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegetrue

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationGnuEd********0.2

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Gnu Ed *

References

NameSourceURLTags
FEDORA-2007-099http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2449FEDORA
FEDORA-2007-100http://fedoranews.org/cms/node/2450FEDORA
http://freshmeat.net/projects/ed/?branch_id=17855&release_id=240890http://freshmeat.net/projects/ed/?branch_id=17855&release_id=240890CONFIRM
23832http://secunia.com/advisories/23832SECUNIA
23848http://secunia.com/advisories/23848SECUNIA
23857http://secunia.com/advisories/23857SECUNIA
24054http://secunia.com/advisories/24054SECUNIA
MDKSA-2007:023http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:023MANDRIVA
22129http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22129BID
2007-0005http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0005TRUSTIX
ADV-2006-4573http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4573VUPEN
gnued-opensbuf-symlink(30374)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30374XF
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-962https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-962CONFIRM