Executive Summary

Name CVE-2004-1689 First vendor Publication 2004-09-16
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:P/I:N/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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sudoedit (aka sudo -e) in sudo 1.6.8 opens a temporary file with root privileges, which allows local users to read arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the temporary file before quitting sudoedit.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-1689

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 1

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2008-09-04 Name : FreeBSD Ports: sudo
File : nvt/freebsd_sudo1.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
10023 sudo sudoedit Restricted Local File Disclosure

Sudo contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is triggered when a malicious user links an arbitrary file to sudo's temporary file and calls the -u option (sudoedit) resulting in read access to the linked file, which will disclose information normally unreadable resulting in a loss of confidentiality.

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/11204
BUGTRAQ http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=109537972929201&w=2
CERT-VN http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/424358
CIAC http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/o-219.shtml
CONFIRM http://www.sudo.ws/sudo/alerts/sudoedit.html
MISC http://packetstormsecurity.nl/0409-exploits/sudoedit.txt
OSVDB http://www.osvdb.org/10023
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/12596
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/17424

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