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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0539

skk (Simple Kana to Kanji conversion program) 12.1 and earlier, and the ddskk package which is based on skk, creates temporary files insecurely, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files.
Publish Date : 2003-08-18 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2003-07-08
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
SKK/DDSKK Insecure Temporary File Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0539

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ddskk Ddskk 11.6 .rel.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Redhat Daredevil Skk 11.3.2 Noarch Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Redhat Daredevil Skk 11.3.5 Noarch Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Redhat Daredevil Skk 11.6.0-6 Noarch Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Redhat Daredevil Skk 11.6.0-8 Noarch Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Redhat Daredevil Skk 11.6.0-10 Noarch Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Redhat Ddskk-xemacs 11.6.0-8 Noarch Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Redhat Ddskk-xemacs 11.6.0-10 Noarch Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Redhat Ddskk-xemacs 11.6.0-6 Noarch Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application SKK SKK 10.62a Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ddskk Ddskk 1
Redhat Daredevil Skk 5
Redhat Ddskk-xemacs 3

- References For CVE-2003-0539
REDHAT RHSA-2003:242

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0539

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

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