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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1893

The configtest function in the Red Hat dhcpd init script for DHCP 3.0.1 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 3 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on an unspecified temporary file, related to the "dhcpd -t" command.
Publish Date : 2009-07-17 Last Update Date : 2017-09-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 59

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
5.6
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:C 2006-04-11 2009-07-14
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Red Hat dhcpd init Script Symlink Flaw Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6440 unix
RHSA-2009:1154: dhcp security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091154 unix
The configtest function in the Red Hat dhcpd init script for DHCP 3.0.1 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 3 allows loca... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11597 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-2009-1893

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
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- References For CVE-2009-1893

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/51718
XF dhcp-dhcpdt-symlink(51718)
http://securitytracker.com/id?1022554
SECTRACK 1022554
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35670
BID 35670 ISC DHCP 'dhcpd -t' Command Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerability Release Date:2010-01-08
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1154.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1154
http://secunia.com/advisories/35831
SECUNIA 35831
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=510024 CONFIRM
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6440
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6440
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11597
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11597

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1893

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


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