COPS 1.04 res_diff/ca.src/mail.chk privileges management

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in COPS 1.04. This vulnerability affects an unknown code of the file res_diff/ca.src/mail.chk. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-269. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

COPS 1.04 allows local users to overwrite or create arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files in (1) res_diff, (2) ca.src, and (3) mail.chk.

The weakness was presented 06/26/1998 as not defined posting (Bugtraq). The advisory is available at marc.theaimsgroup.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-1999-1036. The exploitation appears to be easy. Local access is required to approach this attack. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 05/19/2018). This vulnerability has a historic impact due to its background and reception.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

See 14159 and 14160 for similar entries.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.0

VulDB Base Score: 8.4
VulDB Temp Score: 8.0
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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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Upgrade: marc.theaimsgroup.com

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06/19/2014 +5837 days 🔍
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Advisory: marc.theaimsgroup.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-1999-1036 (🔍)
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Created: 06/19/2014 04:00 PM
Updated: 05/19/2018 09:56 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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