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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0107

The (1) post and (2) trigger scripts in sysstat 4.0.7 and earlier allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files via symlink attacks on temporary files, a different vulnerability than CVE-2004-0108.
Publish Date : 2004-04-15 Last Update Date : 2017-10-11
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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 None
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 moderate 2004-03-10
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Red Hat Enterprise 3 sysstat port and trigger Scripts symlink Attack Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:862 unix
Red Hat sysstat port and trigger Scripts symlink Attack Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:849 unix
RHSA-2004:053: sysstat security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004053 unix
RHSA-2004:053: sysstat security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040053 unix
The (1) post and (2) trigger scripts in sysstat 4.0.7 and earlier allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files via sym... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10737 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-2004-0107

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Redhat Sysstat 4.0.7-3 * I386 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application SGI Propack 2.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application SGI Propack 2.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Sysstat Sysstat 4.0.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Sysstat Sysstat 4.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Sysstat Sysstat 4.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Sysstat Sysstat 4.1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Sysstat Sysstat 4.1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Sysstat Sysstat 4.1.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Sysstat Sysstat 4.1.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Sysstat Sysstat 4.1.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Sysstat Sysstat 5.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Sysstat 1
SGI Propack 2
Sysstat Sysstat 9

- References For CVE-2004-0107
OSVDB 6884
XF sysstat-post-trigger-symlink(15428)
CIAC O-097
REDHAT RHSA-2004:053
SGI 20040302-01-U
REDHAT RHSA-2004:093
BID 9838 Sysstat Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:862
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:849
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10737

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0107

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