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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-2672

pwmconfig in LM_sensors before 2.9.1 creates temporary files insecurely, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the fancontrol temporary file.
Publish Date : 2005-08-23 Last Update Date : 2018-10-03
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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

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2005-08-24 2005-08-14
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
pwmconfig in LM_sensors before 2.9.1 creates temporary files insecurely, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9993 unix
RHSA-2005:825: lm_sensors security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050825 unix
RHSA-2005:825: lm_sensors security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005825 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-2005-2672

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.2.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.2.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.3.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.3.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.3.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.4.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.4.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.5.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.5.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.5.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.6.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.6.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.6.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.6.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.6.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.8.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.8.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.8.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.8.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.8.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.8.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.8.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.8.8 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 2.9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Lm Sensors Lm Sensors 40

- References For CVE-2005-2672

http://secunia.com/advisories/16501
SECUNIA 16501
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015180
SECTRACK 1015180
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-825.html
REDHAT RHSA-2005:825
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-814
DEBIAN DSA-814
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=324193 CONFIRM
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:149
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2005:149
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14624
BID 14624 LM_sensors PWMConfig Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
http://secure.netroedge.com/~lm78/cvs/lm_sensors2/CHANGES CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/17499
SECUNIA 17499
http://secunia.com/advisories/17535
SECUNIA 17535
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/1492
VUPEN ADV-2005-1492
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9993
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9993
https://usn.ubuntu.com/172-1/
UBUNTU USN-172-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-2672

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


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