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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2001-1593

The tempname_ensure function in lib/routines.h in a2ps 4.14 and earlier, as used by the spy_user function and possibly other functions, allows local users to modify arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary file.
Publish Date : 2014-04-05 Last Update Date : 2014-05-01
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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 59

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2892-1 a2ps - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24211 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2001-1593

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application GNU A2ps * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU A2ps 4.10.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application GNU A2ps 4.10.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application GNU A2ps 4.12 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application GNU A2ps 4.13 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application GNU A2ps 4.13b * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
GNU A2ps 6

- References For CVE-2001-1593

http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/cgit/a2ps.git/plain/a2ps-4.13-security.patch CONFIRM
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q1/257
MLIST [oss-security] 20140205 Re: CVE request: a2ps insecure temporary file use
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=737385 CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2892
DEBIAN DSA-2892
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q1/237
MLIST [oss-security] 20140205 Re: CVE request: a2ps insecure temporary file use
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q1/253
MLIST [oss-security] 20140204 Re: CVE request: a2ps insecure temporary file use
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1060630 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2001-1593

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


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