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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0976

Multiple scripts in the perl package in Trustix Secure Linux 1.5 through 2.1 and other operating systems allows local users to overwrite files via a symlink attack on temporary files.
Publish Date : 2005-02-09 Last Update Date : 2017-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
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 is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=140058 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/ Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2004-09-10 2004-09-30
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Multiple scripts in the perl package in Trustix Secure Linux 1.5 through 2.1 and other operating systems allows local us... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9752 unix
RHSA-2005:881: perl security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050881 unix
RHSA-2005:881: perl security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005881 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-2004-0976

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Larry Wall Perl 5.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Larry Wall Perl 5.6.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Larry Wall Perl 5.8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Larry Wall Perl 5.8.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Larry Wall Perl 5.8.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Larry Wall Perl 5

- References For CVE-2004-0976

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110547693019788&w=2
OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2005.001
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:031
MANDRAKE MDKSA-2005:031
http://secunia.com/advisories/17661
SECUNIA 17661
http://fedoranews.org/updates/FEDORA--.shtml
FEDORA FLSA-2006:152845
http://secunia.com/advisories/18075
SECUNIA 18075
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-881.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:881
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2004/0050
TRUSTIX 2004-0050
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/11294
BID 11294 Perl Unspecified Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerability Release Date:2006-08-17
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-620
DEBIAN DSA-620
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/17583
XF script-temporary-file-overwrite(17583)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9752
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9752

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0976

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


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