Race condition in Unzip



Published: 2005-08-05 | Updated: 2021-11-08
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2005-2475
CWE-ID CWE-362
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Race condition

EUVDB-ID: #VU57976

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2005-2475

CWE-ID: CWE-362 - Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to a race condition. A local user can exploit the race, modify permissions of arbitrary files and escalate privileges on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

UnZip: 5.52


CPE2.3 External links

http:ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2005.39/SCOSA-2005.39.txt
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=112300046224117&w=2
http://secunia.com/advisories/16309
http://secunia.com/advisories/16985
http://secunia.com/advisories/17006
http://secunia.com/advisories/17045
http://secunia.com/advisories/17342
http://secunia.com/advisories/17653
http://secunia.com/advisories/25098
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/32
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-903
http://www.info-zip.org/FAQ.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:197
http://www.osvdb.org/18530
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0203.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14450
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2005/0053/
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-191-1
http://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9975

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