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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-0007

pimd 2.1.5 and possibly earlier versions allows user-assisted local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on (1) pimd.dump when a USR1 signal is sent, or (2) pimd.cache when USR2 is sent.
Publish Date : 2011-01-10 Last Update Date : 2011-01-20
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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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified 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
DSA-2147-1 pimd -- insecure temporary files oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12908 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-2011-0007

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Troglobit Pimd 2.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Troglobit Pimd 1

- References For CVE-2011-0007
VUPEN ADV-2011-0113
OSVDB 70305
MLIST [oss-security] 20110107 Re: CVE Request - pimd - Insecure file creation in /var/tmp
BID 45715 pimd Multiple Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerabilities Release Date:2014-12-19
XF pimd-pimd-symlink(64528)
MLIST [oss-security] 20110107 CVE Request - pimd - Insecure file creation in /var/tmp

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-0007

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

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