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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-2960

cfengine 1.6.5 and 2.1.16 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files used by vicf.in, a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-3137.
Publish Date : 2005-10-05 Last Update Date : 2010-04-02
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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-2005-2960

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Ia-64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 M68k Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Amd64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Mips Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 ARM Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Mipsel Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Hppa Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 PPC Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Ia-32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.1 S-390 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application GNU Cfengine 1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application GNU Cfengine 1.5.3-4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application GNU Cfengine 1.6 A10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application GNU Cfengine 1.6 A11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application GNU Cfengine 1.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.5 Pre2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.5 B1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.5 PRE Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.7 P3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.7 P1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.7 P2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application GNU Cfengine 2.0.8 P1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application GNU Cfengine 2.1.0 A6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application GNU Cfengine 2.1.0 A8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application GNU Cfengine 2.1.0 A9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application GNU Cfengine 2.1.7 P1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application GNU Cfengine 2.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application GNU Cfengine 2.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application GNU Cfengine 2.1.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 13
GNU Cfengine 28

- References For CVE-2005-2960

http://secunia.com/advisories/17215
SECUNIA 17215
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_23_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2005:023
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:184
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2005:184
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-198-1
UBUNTU USN-198-1
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=107871
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14994
BID 14994 GNU CFEngine Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
http://secunia.com/advisories/17037/
SECUNIA 17037
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/22489
XF cfengine-mulitple-file-symlink(22489)
http://groups.google.com/group/gnu.cfengine.help/browse_thread/thread/fc25e7d98f8ba401/38151ed821803be0#38151ed821803be0
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-835
DEBIAN DSA-835
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-836
DEBIAN DSA-836
http://secunia.com/advisories/17182
SECUNIA 17182
http://secunia.com/advisories/17142
SECUNIA 17142
http://secunia.com/advisories/17040
SECUNIA 17040
http://secunia.com/advisories/17038
SECUNIA 17038

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-2960

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


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