CVE-2004-0689

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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.

References

http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000864

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=109225538901170&w=2

http://secunia.com/advisories/12276/

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200408-13.xml

http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-539

http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20040811-1.txt

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/16963

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9334

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2004-09-28

Updated: 2017-10-11

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:kde:kde:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 3.3.0 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (9 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
24307FreeBSD : kdelibs insecure temporary file handling (603fe36d-ec9d-11d8-b913-000c41e2cdad)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
medium
18782Slackware 10.0 / 9.1 / current : kde (SSA:2004-247-01)NessusSlackware Local Security Checks
high
15427RHEL 2.1 / 3 : kdelibs, kdebase (RHSA-2004:412)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
15376Debian DSA-539-1 : kdelibs - temporary directory vulnerabilityNessusDebian Local Security Checks
medium
14691Fedora Core 2 : kdebase-3.2.2-6.FC2 (2004-293)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
14690Fedora Core 1 : kdebase-3.1.4-7 (2004-292)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
14689Fedora Core 2 : kdelibs-3.2.2-8.FC2 (2004-291)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
14688Fedora Core 1 : kdelibs-3.1.4-7 (2004-290)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
14335Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : kdelibs/kdebase (MDKSA-2004:086)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
high