15725 : cpio Race Condition Arbitrary File Permission Modification
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2005-04-20

Description

cpio contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to modify permissions of arbitrary files. The issue is triggered via a hard link attack on a file while it is being decompressed. It is possible that the flaw may allow arbitrary file permission modification resulting in a loss of confidentiality and integrity.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Race Condition
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality, Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Public

Solution

Currently, there are no known upgrades, patches, or workarounds available to correct this issue.

Products

GNU
cpio
1.0
1.1
1.2
1.3
2.4.2
2.5
2.5.90
2.6

References

Tools & Filters

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Credit

  • Imran Ghory - imranghorygmail.com -

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 3.7
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2005-06-14 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_0 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_1

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