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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0603

gzexe in gzip 1.3.3 and earlier will execute an argument when the creation of a temp file fails instead of exiting the program, which could allow remote attackers or local users to execute arbitrary commands, a different vulnerability than CVE-1999-1332.
Publish Date : 2004-12-06 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
10.0
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
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

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-0603

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Gzip 1.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Gzip 1

- References For CVE-2004-0603

http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=54890 CONFIRM
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200406-18.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200406-18
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/16506
XF gzip-gzexe-tmpfile(16506)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10603
BID 10603 GNU gzexe Temporary File Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0603

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


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