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Overview

Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2004-1689
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:42:05
Published 16 Sep 2004 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2004-1689

Summary

sudoedit (aka sudo -e) in sudo 1.6.8 opens a temporary file with root privileges, which allows local users to read arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the temporary file before quitting sudoedit.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Todd Miller Sudo 1.6.8


References

CERT-VN - VU#424358

XF - sudo-sudoedit-view-files(17424)

CONFIRM - http://www.sudo.ws/sudo/alerts/sudoedit.html

BID - 11204

OSVDB - 10023

CIAC - O-219

SECUNIA - 12596

MISC - http://packetstormsecurity.nl/0409-exploits/sudoedit.txt

BUGTRAQ - 20040916 [sudo-announce] Sudo version 1.6.8p1 now available (fwd)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:39:08