Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2004-0970 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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Detail

The (1) gzexe, (2) zdiff, and (3) znew scripts in the gzip package, as used by other packages such as ncompress, allows local users to overwrite files via a symlink attack on temporary files. NOTE: the znew vulnerability may overlap CVE-2003-0367.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-0970

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 1

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2008-01-17 Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 588-1 (gzip)
File : nvt/deb_588_1.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
11544 gzip znew Symlink Arbitrary File Overwrite

gzip contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to gain access to unauthorized privileges. The issue is due to the znew scripts insecure creation of temporary files and can be exploited via symlink attacks to create or overwrite arbitrary files on the system with the privileges of the user executing a vulnerable script. This flaw may lead to a loss of integrity.
11543 gzip zdiff Symlink Arbitrary File Overwrite

gzip contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to gain access to unauthorized privileges. The issue is due to the zdiff scripts insecure creation of temporary files and can be exploited via symlink attacks to create or overwrite arbitrary files on the system with the privileges of the user executing a vulnerable script. This flaw may lead to a loss of integrity.
11536 gzip gzexe Symlink Arbitrary File Overwrite

gzip contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to gain access to unauthorized privileges. The issue is due to the gzexe scripts insecure creation of temporary files and can be exploited via symlink attacks to create or overwrite arbitrary files on the system with the privileges of the user executing a vulnerable script. This flaw may lead to 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
2004-11-10 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-588.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/11288
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-588
MISC http://www.zataz.net/adviso/ncompress-09052005.txt
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/13131
TRUSTIX http://www.trustix.org/errata/2004/0050
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/17583

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