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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-2097

Multiple scripts on SuSE Linux 9.0 allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on (1) /tmp/fvwm-bug created by fvwm-bug, (2) /tmp/wmmenu created by wm-oldmenu2new, (3) /tmp/rates created by x11perfcomp, (4) /tmp/xf86debug.1.log created by xf86debug, (5) /tmp/.winpopup-new created by, or (6) /tmp/initrd created by lvmcreate_initrd.
Publish Date : 2004-12-31 Last Update Date : 2016-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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-2004-2097

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Suse Suse Linux 9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Suse Suse Linux 1

- References For CVE-2004-2097
XF suse-multiple-symlink-attack(14963)
BUGTRAQ 20040122 Re: [SuSE 9.0] possible symlink attacks in some scripts
BID 9457 SuSE Multiple Scripts Insecure Temporary File Handling Symbolic Link Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-07-12
SECTRACK 1008781
BUGTRAQ 20040121 [SuSE 9.0] possible symlink attacks in some scripts

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-2097

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