CVE-ID

CVE-2000-0691

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
The faxrunq and faxrunqd in the mgetty package allows local users to create or modify arbitrary files via a symlink attack which creates a symlink in from /var/spool/fax/outgoing/.last_run to the target file.
References
Note: References are provided for the convenience of the reader to help distinguish between vulnerabilities. The list is not intended to be complete.
Date Entry Created
20000919 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20000921)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(1) Levy
MODIFY(2) Cox, Frech
NOOP(3) Christey, Cole, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:mgetty-faxrunq-symlink
 Christey> ADDREF XF:mgetty-faxrunq-symlink
   ADDREF URL:http://xforce.iss.net/static/5159.php
   ADDREF REDHAT:RHSA-2000:059-02
   ADDREF BUGTRAQ:20000830 Conectiva Linux Security Announcement - mgetty
   ADDREF MANDRAKE:MDKSA-2000:042
 Christey> ADDREF REDHAT:RHSA-2000:059-02
 Christey> ADDREF FREEBSD:FreeBSD-SA-00:71
   ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/CERT/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-00:71.mgetty.asc
 Frech> XF:mgetty-faxrunq-symlink(5159)	
 Cox> ADDREF REDHAT:RHSA-2000:059

Proposed (Legacy)
20000921
This is an entry on the CVE list, which standardizes names for security problems.