Vulnerability CVE-2007-3103


Published: 2007-07-15   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The init.d script for the X.Org X11 xfs font server on various Linux distributions might allow local users to change the permissions of arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/.font-unix temporary file.

Type:

CWE-59

(Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following'))

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.2/10
10/10
1.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
High
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Redhat -> Enterprise linux 
Redhat -> Enterprise linux desktop 
Redhat -> Linux 
Fedoraproject -> Fedora core 

 References:
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=185660
http://bugzilla.redhat.com/242903
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=557
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200710-11.xml
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1342
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0519.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0520.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/473869/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24888
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018375
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/35375
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1485
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10802
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/5167
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg00095.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg00096.html

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