16848 : shtool Symlink Arbitrary File Manipulation
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2005-05-25

Description

shtool contains a flaw that may allow a malicious local user to overwrite or create arbitrary files on the system. The issue is due to the script creating temporary files insecurely. It is possible for a user to use a symlink style attack to manipulate arbitrary files, resulting in a loss of integrity.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Race Condition
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Contact your vendor for an appropriate upgrade. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

GNU
shtool
2.0.1
The PHP Group
PHP
4.3.2
4.3.3
4.3.4
4.3.5
4.3.6
4.3.7
4.3.8
4.3.9
4.3.11
4.3.10
openldap.org
OpenLDAP
2.3.4
2.2.27
2.2.26
2.2.25
2.2.24
2.2.23
2.2.22
2.2.21
2.2.20
2.2.1x

References

Tools & Filters

18465 18624 18625 18648 19532 20578

Credit

  • Eric Romang - eromangzataz.net - ZATAZ Audit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 3.7
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2005-05-25 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_0 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_1

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