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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-2945

Original release date: 09/16/2005
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

arc 5.21j and earlier create temporary files with world-readable permissions, which allows local users to read sensitive information from files created by (1) arc (arc.c) or (2) marc (marc.c).

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zataz.net/adviso/arc-09052005.txt
Type: Advisory
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-843
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 17068
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20050916 arc insecure temporary file creation
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 16805
Type: Advisory

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