Executive Summary

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Name CVE-2010-2056 First vendor Publication 2010-07-22
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2010-07-22

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:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 3.3 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 4.9 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 3.4 Authentication None Required
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GNU gv before 3.7.0 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary file.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-2056

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following')

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 11

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2010-08-30 Name : Mandriva Update for gv MDVSA-2010:159 (gv)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDVSA_2010_159.nasl
2010-07-12 Name : Fedora Update for gv FEDORA-2010-10642
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2010_10642_gv_fc13.nasl
2010-07-12 Name : Fedora Update for gv FEDORA-2010-10660
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2010_10660_gv_fc12.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
66249 gv Unspecified PDF File Processing Temporary File Symlink Arbitrary File Over...

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2014-12-15 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201412-08.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-08-24 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2010-159.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-07-09 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2010-10642.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-07-09 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2010-10660.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
CONFIRM http://savannah.gnu.org/forum/forum.php?forum_id=6368
FEDORA http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-July/043913.html
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1757

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Date Informations
2019-05-10 12:03:17
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2016-06-28 18:12:35
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2016-04-26 19:51:16
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2014-12-16 13:24:39
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2014-02-17 10:55:41
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2013-05-10 23:26:00
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