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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-4691

imake in NetBSD before 2.0.3, NetBSD-current before 12 September 2005, certain versions of X.Org, and certain versions of XFree86 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the temporary file for the file.0 target, which is used for a pre-formatted manual page.
Publish Date : 2005-12-31 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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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-2005-4691

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.6 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Netbsd Netbsd 1.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Netbsd Netbsd 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Netbsd Netbsd 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Netbsd Netbsd 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Netbsd Netbsd 7

- References For CVE-2005-4691
MLIST [netbsd-announce] 20051031 Announcing update 2.0.3 - source only
BID 15263 NetBSD Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerability Release Date:2005-11-01
OSVDB 20731
NETBSD 2005-009

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-4691

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