ID CVE-2005-2693
Summary cvsbug in CVS 1.12.12 and earlier creates temporary files insecurely, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files and execute arbitrary code via a symlink attack.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:cvs:cvs:1.12.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:cvs:cvs:1.12.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 4.6 (as of 11-10-2017 - 01:30)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:09:12.411-04:00
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
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
  • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
  • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
description cvsbug in CVS 1.12.12 and earlier creates temporary files insecurely, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files and execute arbitrary code via a symlink attack.
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10835
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title cvsbug in CVS 1.12.12 and earlier creates temporary files insecurely, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files and execute arbitrary code via a symlink attack.
version 23
redhat via4
advisories
rhsa
id RHSA-2005:756
refmap via4
confirm https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=166366
debian
  • DSA-802
  • DSA-806
freebsd FreeBSD-SA-05:20
sectrack 1014857
secunia 16765
vupen ADV-2005-1667
statements via4
contributor Mark J Cox
lastmodified 2007-03-14
organization Red Hat
statement Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Last major update 11-10-2017 - 01:30
Published 26-08-2005 - 15:50
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