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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1214

GNU screen 4.0.3 creates the /tmp/screen-exchange temporary file with world-readable permissions, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive session information.
Publish Date : 2009-04-01 Last Update Date : 2009-05-13
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.9
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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) Obtain Information
CWE ID 264

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat does not consider this to be a security issue. Affected file is supposed to be used to exchange information between local system users, therefore open permissions are intentional.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-1214

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Screen 4.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Screen 1

- References For CVE-2009-1214

http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?25296
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=521123 CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/49886
XF screen-screenexchange-info-disclosure(49886)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34521
BID 34521 GNU screen Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerability Release Date:2009-05-08
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/03/25/7
MLIST [oss-security] 20090325 CVE request -- zsh, XFree86-xfs/xorg-x11-xfs, screen
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/screen/+bug/315993 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=492104 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1214

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


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