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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0233

Utempter allows device names that contain .. (dot dot) directory traversal sequences, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on device names in combination with an application that trusts the utmp or wtmp files.
Publish Date : 2004-08-18 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
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 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) Directory traversal
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat 2004-04-03
Redhat moderate 2004-04-19
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2004:174: utempter security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004174 unix
RHSA-2004:174: utempter security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040174 unix
Utempter allows device names that contain .. (dot dot) directory traversal sequences, which allows local users to overwr... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10115 unix
Utempter Directory Traversal Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:979 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-2004-0233

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application SGI Propack 2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application SGI Propack 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Slackware Slackware Linux Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Slackware Slackware Linux 9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Utempter Utempter 0.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Utempter Utempter 0.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
SGI Propack 2
Slackware Slackware Linux 2
Utempter Utempter 2

- References For CVE-2004-0233

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:031
MANDRAKE MDKSA-2004:031
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200405-05.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200405-05
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-175.html
REDHAT RHSA-2004:175
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1000752.1-1
SUNALERT 1000752
http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2004&m=slackware-security.404389
SLACKWARE SSA:2004-110
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/15904
XF utemper-symlink(15904)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10178
BID 10178 UTempter Multiple Local Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-07-12
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2004-174.html
REDHAT RHSA-2004:174

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0233

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


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