The (1) eqn2graph and (2) pic2graph scripts in groff 1.18.1 allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files.
Published 2004-12-31 05:00:00
Updated 2017-07-11 01:30:54
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2004-1296

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2004-1296

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-2004-1296

  • Red Hat 2007-03-14
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
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