Executive Summary

Name CVE-2003-0367 First vendor Publication 2003-07-02
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2019-05-23

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 2.1 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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znew in the gzip package allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2003-0367

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-20 Improper Input Validation

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 9
Os 2

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2008-01-17 Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 308-1 (gzip)
File : nvt/deb_308_1.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
4339 gzip znew Insecure Temp File Creation

gzip contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to overwrite arbitrary files. The issue is triggered when the znew script creates temp files insecurely. It is possible that the flaw may allow arbitrary file overwriting resulting in a loss of integrity.

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2004-12-07 Name : The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.
File : mandrake_MDKSA-2004-142.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2004-09-29 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-308.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2004-07-31 Name : The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.
File : mandrake_MDKSA-2003-068.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/7872
CONFIRM http://www.openpkg.org/security/OpenPKG-SA-2003.031-gzip.html
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-308
MANDRAKE http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:068
TURBO http://www.turbolinux.com/security/TLSA-2003-38.txt

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