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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-0077

The DBI library (libdbi-perl) for Perl allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary PID file.
Publish Date : 2005-05-02 Last Update Date : 2018-10-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2005-01-19 2005-01-25
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
arch/x86_64/lib/copy_user.S in the Linux kernel before 2.6.19 on some AMD64 systems does not erase destination memory lo... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10552 unix
CVE-2005-0077 unix
RHSA-2005:069: perl security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005069 unix
RHSA-2005:069: perl security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050069 unix
RHSA-2005:072: perl-DBI security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050072 unix
RHSA-2005:072: perl-DBI security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005072 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-2005-0077

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 3.0 * Woody * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Gentoo Linux * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4.0 * Workstation * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4.0 * Advanced Server * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 4.0 * Enterprise Server * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Ubuntu Ubuntu Linux 4.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Gentoo Linux 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux 3
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1
Ubuntu Ubuntu Linux 1

- References For CVE-2005-0077
XF dbi-library-file-overwrite(19068)
BUGTRAQ 20050125 [USN-70-1] Perl DBI module vulnerability
BID 12360 Libdbi-perl Unspecified Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerability Release Date:2006-12-15
SECTRACK 1013007
REDHAT RHSA-2005:072
GENTOO GLSA-200501-38
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10552
FEDORA FLSA-2006:178989

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-0077

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