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CVE-2001-1593

CVE information

Published

8 years ago

Last Modified

8 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Low

Impact Analysis

Description

The tempname_ensure function in lib/routines.h in a2ps 4.14 and earlier, as used by the spy_user function and possibly other functions, allows local users to modify arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary file..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Low
Base Score
2.1/10
Exploit Score
3.9/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
2.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
None
Availability Impact
None
Integrity Impact
Partial

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:a2ps:4.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:a2ps:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:a2ps:4.13b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:a2ps:4.10.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:a2ps:4.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:gnu:a2ps:4.10.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -