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Vulnerability Score 3.6 3.6
CVE Id CVE-2001-0946
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:25:18
Published 04 Dec 2001 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



apmscript in Apmd in Red Hat 7.2 "Enigma" allows local users to create or change the modification dates of arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the LOW_POWER temporary file, which could be used to cause a denial of service, e.g. by creating /etc/nologin and disabling logins.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Redhat Linux 7.2



BUGTRAQ - 20011204 Symlink attack with apmd of RH 7.2

XF - apmd-apmscript-symlink(8268)

OSVDB - 5493

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:36:28