Executive Summary

Name CVE-2004-0969 First vendor Publication 2005-02-09
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-07-11

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: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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The groffer script in the Groff package 1.18 and later versions, as used in Trustix Secure Linux 1.5 through 2.1, and possibly other operating systems, allows local users to overwrite files via a symlink attack on temporary files.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-0969

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 1
Os 1
Os 2

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2008-09-24 Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200411-15 (OpenSSL)
File : nvt/glsa_200411_15.nasl
2008-09-04 Name : FreeBSD Ports: ja-groff
File : nvt/freebsd_ja-groff0.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
11130 GNU Troff groffer.sh Symlink Arbitrary File Manipulation

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2013-04-20 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2013-086.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2006-02-10 Name : The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandrake_MDKSA-2006-038.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2006-01-15 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-13-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2005-07-13 Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
File : freebsd_pkg_169f422fbd8811d9a28102e018374e71.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2004-11-08 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200411-15.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/11287
CONFIRM http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=136313
GENTOO http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200411-15.xml
MANDRIVA http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:038
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/18764
TRUSTIX http://www.trustix.org/errata/2004/0050
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/17583

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2020-05-23 00:15:55
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2017-07-11 12:01:32
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2016-04-26 12:54:38
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2014-02-17 10:28:13
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2013-05-11 11:43:33
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