Great Circle Associates MajorCool 1.0.3 mj_key_cache race condition

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in Great Circle Associates MajorCool 1.0.3. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown processing of the component mj_key_cache. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a race condition vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-362. As an impact it is known to affect integrity. The summary by CVE is:

majorcool mj_key_cache program allows local users to modify files via a symlink attack.

The weakness was published 06/18/1997. This vulnerability is known as CVE-1999-0957. The exploitation appears to be easy. Attacking locally is a requirement. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

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Class: Race condition
CWE: CWE-362
ATT&CK: Unknown

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CVE: CVE-1999-0957 (🔍)

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Created: 06/18/2014 11:49 AM
Updated: 05/19/2018 09:49 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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