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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5159

The ntfs-3g package before 1.913-2.fc7 in Fedora 7, and an ntfs-3g package in Ubuntu 7.10/Gutsy, assign incorrect permissions (setuid root) to mount.ntfs-3g, which allows local users with fuse group membership to read from and write to arbitrary block devices, possibly involving a file descriptor leak.
Publish Date : 2007-10-01 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-5159

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ntfs-3g Ntfs-3g Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Ntfs-3g Ntfs-3g 1.913-1.fc7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ntfs-3g Ntfs-3g 2

- References For CVE-2007-5159

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=298651 CONFIRM
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-desktop-list/2007-September/msg00163.html
MLIST [fedora-desktop-list] 20070918 Re: fuse (Was Re: early-gdm redux)
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2007-September/msg00368.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2007-2295
http://secunia.com/advisories/26938
SECUNIA 26938

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5159

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


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