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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.6 4.6
CVE Id CVE-2005-3321
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:46:47
Published 27 Oct 2005 06:02:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2005-3321

Summary

chkstat in SuSE Linux 9.0 through 10.0 allows local users to modify permissions of files by creating a hardlink to a file from a world-writable directory, which can cause the link count to drop to 1 when the file is deleted or replaced, which is then modified by chkstat to use weaker permissions.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Suse Linux 10.0

  • Suse Linux 9.0

  • Suse Linux 9.1

  • Suse Linux 9.2

  • Suse Linux 9.3


References

XF - suse-chkstat-bypass-security(22853)

BID - 15182

OSVDB - 20263

SUSE - SUSE-SA:2005:062

SECUNIA - 17290


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:40:53