University of Washington Pine 3.94 Lockfile privileges management

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in University of Washington Pine 3.94. Affected by this issue is some unknown processing of the component Lockfile Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-269. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

pine before version 3.94 allows local users to gain privileges via a symlink attack on a lockfile that is created when a user receives new mail.

The weakness was shared 08/26/1996 as 19960826 as not defined posting (Bugtraq). The advisory is available at marc.theaimsgroup.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-1999-1187. The exploitation is known to be easy. Local access is required to approach this attack. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (416).

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  • FreeBSD 2.1.0
  • Slackware Linux 3.0

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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Recommended: Upgrade
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08/26/1996 🔍
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Vendor: https://www.washington.edu/

Advisory: 19960826
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-1999-1187 (🔍)
X-Force: 416 - Pine tmpfile symlink bug

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Created: 06/17/2014 05:20 PM
Updated: 05/18/2018 09:22 AM
Changes: (6) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai
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