Low

CVE-2004-0233 - Unspecified vulnerability in multiple products

Publication: 2004-08-18
Summary

Utempter allows device names that contain .. (dot dot) directory traversal sequences, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on device names in combination with an application that trusts the utmp or wtmp files.

Risk level (CVSS 2.1)

Low

2.1

Access Vector

  • Network
  • Adjacent Network
  • Local

Access Complexity

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Authentication

  • None
  • Single
  • Multiple

Confident. Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Integrity Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Affected Products

  • Utempter Utempter 0.5.2
  • Utempter Utempter 0.5.3
  • SGI Propack 2.4
  • SGI Propack 3.0
  • Slackware Slackware Linux
  • Slackware Slackware Linux 9.1