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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0996

main.c in cscope 15-4 and 15-5 creates temporary files with predictable filenames, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.
Publish Date : 2005-01-10 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. cscope packages shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5 contain a backported patch since their first release.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-0996

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Cscope Cscope 13.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Cscope Cscope 15.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Cscope Cscope 15.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Cscope Cscope 15.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Cscope Cscope 15.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 PPC Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 Ia-32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 S-390 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 Ia-64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 Sparc Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 M68k Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 Mips Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 ARM Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 Mipsel Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 Hppa Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Gentoo Linux Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS SCO Unixware 7.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS SCO Unixware 7.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS SCO Unixware 7.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Cscope Cscope 5
Debian Debian Linux 12
Gentoo Linux 1
SCO Unixware 3

- References For CVE-2004-0996

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2007/Jul/msg00004.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-07-31
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=110133485519690&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20041124 STG Security Advisory: [SSA-20041122-09] cscope insecure temp file creation vulnerability
http://secunia.com/advisories/26235
SECUNIA 26235
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25159
BID 25159 Apple Mac OS X 2007-007 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-08-08
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/2732
VUPEN ADV-2007-2732
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200412-11.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200412-11
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/381443
BUGTRAQ 20041117 RX171104 Cscope v15.5 and minors - symlink vulnerability - advisory, exploit and patch.
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/381506
BUGTRAQ 20041118 Re: RX171104 Cscope v15.5 and minors - symlink vulnerability - advisory, exploit and patch.
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/381611
BUGTRAQ 20041118 Re: RX171104 Cscope v15.5 and minors - symlink vulnerability - advisory, exploit and patch.
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/18125
XF cscope-tmp-race-condition(18125)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/11697
BID 11697 Cscope Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-08-02
http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-610
DEBIAN DSA-610
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=306172 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0996

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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