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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0367

znew in the gzip package allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files.
Publish Date : 2003-07-02 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)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0367

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mandrakesoft Mandrake Multi Network Firewall 8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Openpkg Openpkg 1.3.3 1.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Openpkg Openpkg 1.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Openpkg Openpkg 1.3.5 1.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Turbolinux Turbolinux Advanced Server 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Turbolinux Turbolinux Server 6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Turbolinux Turbolinux Server 6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Turbolinux Turbolinux Server 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Turbolinux Turbolinux Server 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Turbolinux Turbolinux Workstation 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Turbolinux Turbolinux Workstation 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Turbolinux Turbolinux Workstation 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux 3
Mandrakesoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 1
Mandrakesoft Mandrake Multi Network Firewall 1
Openpkg Openpkg 3
Turbolinux Turbolinux Advanced Server 1
Turbolinux Turbolinux Server 4
Turbolinux Turbolinux Workstation 3

- References For CVE-2003-0367
BID 7872 GZip ZNew Insecure Temporary File Creation Symbolic Link Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
TURBO TLSA-2003-38

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0367

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

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