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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-6595

ClamAV 0.92 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on (1) temporary files used by the cli_gentempfd function in libclamav/others.c or on (2) .ascii files used by sigtool, when utf16-decode is enabled.
Publish Date : 2007-12-31 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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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)

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-6595 unix
DSA-1497 clamav -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7444 unix
DSA-1497-1 clamav - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18471 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-6595

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Clam Anti-virus Clamav 0.92 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Clam Anti-virus Clamav 1

- References For CVE-2007-6595
GENTOO GLSA-200808-07
SECTRACK 1019148
VUPEN ADV-2008-0606
BUGTRAQ 20071229 TK53 Advisory #2: Multiple vulnerabilities in ClamAV
BID 27064 ClamAV Multiple Insecure File Handling and Scanner Bypass Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-08-08
XF clamantivirus-cligentempfd-symlink(39335)
XF clamantivirus-sigtool-file-overwrite(39339)
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:024

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-6595

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