CVE-2005-3011

LOW

Description

The sort_offline function for texindex in texinfo 4.8 and earlier allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files.

References

ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/CERT/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-06:01.texindex.asc

ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20061101-01-P

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=328365

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305530

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/May/msg00004.html

http://lists.trustix.org/pipermail/tsl-announce/2005-October/000354.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/16816

http://secunia.com/advisories/17070

http://secunia.com/advisories/17076

http://secunia.com/advisories/17093

http://secunia.com/advisories/17211

http://secunia.com/advisories/17215

http://secunia.com/advisories/18401

http://secunia.com/advisories/22929

http://secunia.com/advisories/23112

http://secunia.com/advisories/24788

http://secunia.com/advisories/25402

http://securitytracker.com/id?1014992

http://securitytracker.com/id?1015468

http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1219

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200510-04.xml

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:175

http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_23_sr.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0727.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/464745/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14854

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-194-1

http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-1121906-patch.html

http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-2559638-patch.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1267

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1939

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10589

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2005-09-21

Updated: 2018-10-19

Type: CWE-59

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 1.2

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 1.9

Severity: LOW