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Overview

Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2004-1808
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:42:24
Published 31 Dec 2004 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2004-1808

Summary

Extcompose in metamail does not verify the output file before writing to it, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Metamail Corporation Metamail 2.7


References

XF - metamail-extcompose-symlink(15460)

BID - 9850

BUGTRAQ - 20040312 Metamail 'extcompose' script Symlink Vulnerability


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:39:11