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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0966

The (1) autopoint and (2) gettextize scripts in the GNU gettext package 1.14 and later versions, as used in Trustix Secure Linux 1.5 through 2.1 and other operating systems, allows local users to overwrite files via a symlink attack on temporary files.
Publish Date : 2005-02-09 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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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)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-0966

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Gettext 0.14.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Ubuntu Ubuntu Linux 4.1 Ia64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Ubuntu Ubuntu Linux 4.1 PPC Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Gettext 1
Ubuntu Ubuntu Linux 2

- References For CVE-2004-0966

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=110382652226638&w=2
OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2004.055
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-legacy-announce/2006-January/msg00000.html
FEDORA FLSA:136323
http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:051
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:051
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=136323 CONFIRM
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200410-10.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200410-10
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2004/0050
TRUSTIX 2004-0050
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/17583
XF script-temporary-file-overwrite(17583)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/11282
BID 11282 GNU GetText Unspecified Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerability Release Date:2006-12-14
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=109899973325734&w=2
UBUNTU USN-5-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0966

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


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