Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2004-0689 First vendor Publication 2004-09-28
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-10-11

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:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 4.6 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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Detail

KDE before 3.3.0 does not properly handle when certain symbolic links point to "stale" locations, which could allow local users to create or truncate arbitrary files.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-0689

CAPEC : Common Attack Pattern Enumeration & Classification

Id Name
CAPEC-27 Leveraging Race Conditions via Symbolic Links

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9334
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9334
Title: KDE before 3.3.0 does not properly handle when certain symbolic links point to "stale" locations, which could allow local users to create or truncate arbitrary files.
Description: KDE before 3.3.0 does not properly handle when certain symbolic links point to "stale" locations, which could allow local users to create or truncate arbitrary files.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2004-0689
Version: 5
Platform(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
CentOS Linux 3
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os 51

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2009-10-10 Name : SLES9: Security update for KDE
File : nvt/sles9p5010460.nasl
2008-09-04 Name : FreeBSD Ports: kdelibs
File : nvt/freebsd_kdelibs3.nasl
2008-01-17 Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 539-1 (kdelibs)
File : nvt/deb_539_1.nasl
0000-00-00 Name : Slackware Advisory SSA:2004-247-01 kde
File : nvt/esoft_slk_ssa_2004_247_01.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
8589 KDE DCOPServer Insecure Temporary File Manipulation

KDE DCOPServer contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to compromise local user accounts. The issue is triggered when DCOPserver creates insecure temporary files which may be used for authentication purposes occurs. It is possible that the flaw may allow a local attacker to compromise local accounts that run applications within KDE resulting in a loss of confidentiality, and integrity.

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2007-02-09 Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
File : freebsd_pkg_603fe36dec9d11d8b913000c41e2cdad.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2005-07-13 Name : The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
File : Slackware_SSA_2004-247-01.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2004-10-06 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2004-412.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2004-09-29 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-539.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2004-09-09 Name : The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2004-290.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2004-09-09 Name : The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2004-291.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2004-09-09 Name : The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2004-292.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2004-09-09 Name : The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2004-293.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2004-08-22 Name : The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandrake_MDKSA-2004-086.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BUGTRAQ http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=109225538901170&w=2
CONECTIVA http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000864
CONFIRM http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20040811-1.txt
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-539
GENTOO http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200408-13.xml
OVAL https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.ova...
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/12276/
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/16963

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