cvsbug in CVS 1.12.12 and earlier creates temporary files insecurely, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files and execute arbitrary code via a symlink attack.
Published 2005-08-26 15:50:00
Updated 2017-10-11 01:30:19
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Vulnerability category: Execute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2005-2693

0.05%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 14 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2005-2693

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.6
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
3.9
6.4
NIST

Vendor statements for CVE-2005-2693

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

Products affected by CVE-2005-2693

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