Upstream information

CVE-2005-1751 at MITRE

Description

Race condition in shtool 2.0.1 and earlier allows local users to create or modify arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the .shtool.$$ temporary file, a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-1759.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 3.7
Vector AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 86168 [RESOLVED]

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