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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2000-1162

ghostscript before 5.10-16 allows local users to overwrite files of other users via a symlink attack.
Publish Date : 2001-01-09 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
3.7
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat 2000-11-22
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- Products Affected By CVE-2000-1162

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Aladdin Enterprises Ghostscript 4.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Aladdin Enterprises Ghostscript 5.10.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Aladdin Enterprises Ghostscript 5.10.15 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Aladdin Enterprises Ghostscript 5.50 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Aladdin Enterprises Ghostscript 4

- References For CVE-2000-1162

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/5563
XF ghostscript-sym-link(5563)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1990
BID 1990 Aladdin Ghostscript Symlink Vulnerability Release Date:2000-11-22
http://www.calderasystems.com/support/security/advisories/CSSA-2000-041.0.txt
CALDERA CSSA-2000-041
http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/MDKSA-2000-074.php3
MANDRAKE MDKSA-2000:074
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000343
CONECTIVA CLSA-2000:343
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2000-114.html
REDHAT RHSA-2000:114
http://www.debian.org/security/2000/20001123
DEBIAN 20001123 ghostscript: symlink attack

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2000-1162

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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