main.c in cscope 15-4 and 15-5 creates temporary files with predictable filenames, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.
Published 2005-01-10 05:00:00
Updated 2017-07-11 01:30:39
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2004-0996

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2004-0996

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
2.1
LOW AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
3.9
2.9
NIST

Vendor statements for CVE-2004-0996

  • Red Hat 2009-04-09
    Not vulnerable. cscope packages shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5 contain a backported patch since their first release.

Products affected by CVE-2004-0996

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