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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0968

The catchsegv script in glibc 2.3.2 and earlier allows local users to overwrite files via a symlink attack on temporary files.
Publish Date : 2005-02-09 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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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

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2004-09-30
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2004:586: glibc security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2004586 unix
RHSA-2004:586: glibc security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20040586 unix
The catchsegv script in glibc 2.3.2 and earlier allows local users to overwrite files via a symlink attack on temporary ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9523 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2004-0968

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU Glibc 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application GNU Glibc 2.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application GNU Glibc 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application GNU Glibc 2.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application GNU Glibc Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application GNU Glibc 2.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application GNU Glibc 2.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application GNU Glibc Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application GNU Glibc 2.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application GNU Glibc 2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application GNU Glibc 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application GNU Glibc 2.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application GNU Glibc 2.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application GNU Glibc 2.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application GNU Glibc 2.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application GNU Glibc 2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application GNU Glibc 2.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application GNU Glibc 2.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application GNU Glibc 2.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application GNU Glibc 2.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application GNU Glibc 2.3.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 3.0 Advanced Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 3.0 Enterprise Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 3.0 Workstation Server Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU Glibc 26
Redhat Enterprise Linux 3
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1

- References For CVE-2004-0968
GENTOO GLSA-200410-19
XF script-temporary-file-overwrite(17583)
BID 11286 GNU GLibC Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerability Release Date:2010-08-05
TRUSTIX 2004-0050
REDHAT RHSA-2005:261

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0968

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