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Vulnerability Details : CVE-1999-1572

cpio on FreeBSD 2.1.0, Debian GNU/Linux 3.0, and possibly other operating systems, uses a 0 umask when creating files using the -O (archive) or -F options, which creates the files with mode 0666 and allows local users to read or overwrite those files.
Publish Date : 1996-07-16 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2005-11-01 1996-07-16
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
cpio on FreeBSD 2.1.0, Debian GNU/Linux 3.0, and possibly other operating systems, uses a 0 umask when creating files us... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10888 unix
RHSA-2005:073: cpio security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050073 unix
RHSA-2005:073: cpio security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005073 unix
RHSA-2005:080: cpio security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050080 unix
RHSA-2005:080: cpio security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005080 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-1999-1572

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Freebsd Freebsd 2.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux Cs3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux Cs2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Advanced Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Enterprise Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4.0 Workstation Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Ubuntu Ubuntu Linux 4.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Freebsd Freebsd 1
Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 5
Redhat Enterprise Linux 3
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1
Ubuntu Ubuntu Linux 1

- References For CVE-1999-1572

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=110763404701519&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20050204 [USN-75-1] cpio vulnerability
http://secunia.com/advisories/14357
SECUNIA 14357
http://secunia.com/advisories/17063
SECUNIA 17063
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2005-212.pdf CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/17532
SECUNIA 17532
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:032
MANDRAKE MDKSA-2005:032
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-073.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:073
http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=bin/1391
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-664
DEBIAN DSA-664
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-806.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:806
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/19167
XF cpio-o-archive-insecure-permissions(19167)
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-080.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:080
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2005/0003/
TRUSTIX 2005-0003

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-1999-1572

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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