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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0217

The LiveUpdate capability (liveupdate.sh) in Symantec AntiVirus Scan Engine 4.0 and 4.3 for Red Hat Linux allows local users to create or append to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on /tmp/LiveUpdate.log.
Publish Date : 2004-04-15 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
3.7
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-0217

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Symantec Antivirus Scan Engine 4.0 Red Hat Linux Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Symantec Antivirus Scan Engine 4.3 Red Hat Linux Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Symantec Antivirus Scan Engine 2

- References For CVE-2004-0217

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=107694800908164&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20040216 Possible race condition in Symantec AntiVirus Scan Engine for Red
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/15215
XF symantec-scanengine-race-condition(15215)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/9662
BID 9662 Symantec AntiVirus Scan Engine For Red Hat Linux Insecure Temporary File Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-07-12

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0217

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


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