ID CVE-2003-1294
Summary Xscreensaver before 4.15 creates temporary files insecurely in (1) driver/passwd-kerberos.c, (2) driver/xscreensaver-getimage-video, (3) driver/xscreensaver.kss.in, and the (4) vidwhacker and (5) webcollage screensavers, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.05_5cl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.05_5cl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.05_6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.05_6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.05_6a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.05_6a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.05_150:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.05_150:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.07_2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.07_2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.08_29135cl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.08_29135cl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.09_0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.09_0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.10_4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.10_4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.10_6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.10_6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.10_8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.10_8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.10_15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.10_15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.11_0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.11_0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.12_58:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.12_58:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.12_62:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.12_62:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.14_0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.14_0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.14_2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.14_2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.14_4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.14_4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.14_5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:xscreensaver:xscreensaver:4.14_5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 2.1 (as of 11-10-2017 - 01:29)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE PARTIAL NONE
cvss-vector via4 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:09:19.498-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11782
  • comment CentOS Linux 3.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16651
description Xscreensaver before 4.15 creates temporary files insecurely in (1) driver/passwd-kerberos.c, (2) driver/xscreensaver-getimage-video, (3) driver/xscreensaver.kss.in, and the (4) vidwhacker and (5) webcollage screensavers, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10848
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title Xscreensaver before 4.15 creates temporary files insecurely in (1) driver/passwd-kerberos.c, (2) driver/xscreensaver-getimage-video, (3) driver/xscreensaver.kss.in, and the (4) vidwhacker and (5) webcollage screensavers, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.
version 22
redhat via4
advisories
rhsa
id RHSA-2006:0498
refmap via4
bid 9125
confirm
misc http://jwz.livejournal.com/310943.html
secunia
  • 20224
  • 20226
  • 20456
  • 20782
sgi 20060602-01-U
vupen ADV-2006-1948
Last major update 11-10-2017 - 01:29
Published 31-12-2003 - 05:00
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