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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2001-0946

apmscript in Apmd in Red Hat 7.2 "Enigma" allows local users to create or change the modification dates of arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the LOW_POWER temporary file, which could be used to cause a denial of service, e.g. by creating /etc/nologin and disabling logins.
Publish Date : 2001-12-04 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
3.6
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2001-0946

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Linux 7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Linux 1

- References For CVE-2001-0946

http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/8268
XF apmd-apmscript-symlink(8268)
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=100743394701962&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20011204 Symlink attack with apmd of RH 7.2
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=56389
http://www.osvdb.org/5493
OSVDB 5493

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2001-0946

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


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