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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-0159

The tpkg-* scripts in the toolchain-source 3.0.4 package on Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files.
Publish Date : 2005-04-27 Last Update Date : 2017-07-10
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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 User
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-0159

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 S-390 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 Ia-64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 Sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 M68k Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 Mips Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 ARM Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 Mipsel Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 Hppa Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 PPC Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 Ia-32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Debian Toolchain-source 3.0.3-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Debian Toolchain-source 3.0.3-2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Debian Toolchain-source 3.0.3-3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Debian Toolchain-source 3.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 12
Debian Toolchain-source 4

- References For CVE-2005-0159
XF toolchain-source-symlink(19317)
BID 12540 Debian Toolchain-Source Multiple Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-07-12

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-0159

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