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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2063

Original release date: 04/17/2007
Last revised: 08/04/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

SSH Tectia Server for IBM z/OS before 5.4.0 uses insecure world-writable permissions for (1) the server pid file, which allows local users to cause arbitrary processes to be stopped, or (2) when _BPX_BATCH_UMASK is missing from the environment, creates HFS files with insecure permissions, which allows local users to read or modify these files and have other unknown impact.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.4 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: OSVDB
Name: 34998
External Source: XF
Name: ssh-tectia-pid-hfs-privilege-escalation(33699)
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017913
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 35014
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1414
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24916
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 23508
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.ssh.com/documents/33/SSH_Tectia_Server_5.4.0_zOS_releasenotes.txt

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)