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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-3785

Second-order symlink vulnerability in eix-sync.in in Ebuild IndeX (eix) before 0.5.0_pre2 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the exi.X.sync temporary file, which is processed by the diff-eix program.
Publish Date : 2005-11-23 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
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-2005-3785

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gentoo Linux Eix 0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gentoo Linux Eix 1

- References For CVE-2005-3785

http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=112061
http://secunia.com/advisories/17699
SECUNIA 17699
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2005/2539
VUPEN ADV-2005-2539
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200511-19.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200511-19
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15541
BID 15541 EIX Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerability Release Date:2005-11-23

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-3785

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


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