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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-5677

resmom/start_exec.c in pbs_mom in TORQUE Resource Manager 2.0.0p8 and earlier allows local users to create arbitrary files via a symlink attack on (1) a job output file in /usr/spool/PBS/spool and possibly (2) a job file in /usr/spool/PBS/mom_priv/jobs.
Publish Date : 2006-11-03 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-5677

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Cluster Resources Torque Resource Manager 2.0.0p8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Cluster Resources Torque Resource Manager 1

- References For CVE-2006-5677
VUPEN ADV-2006-4651
BUGTRAQ 20061018 TORQUE Spool Job Race condition (torque <= 2.0.0p8)
BID 20632 Cluster Resources Torque Resource Manager PBS_MOM Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerability Release Date:2006-11-22
GENTOO GLSA-200611-14

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-5677

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