VDB-69494 · CVE-2010-5105 · SBV-42259

Blender 2.63a link following

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A vulnerability was found in Blender 2.63a and classified as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a link following vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-59. The product attempts to access a file based on the filename, but it does not properly prevent that filename from identifying a link or shortcut that resolves to an unintended resource. Impacted is integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

The undo save quit routine in the kernel in Blender 2.5, 2.63a, and earlier allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the quit.blend temporary file. NOTE: this issue might be a regression of CVE-2008-1103.

The weakness was shared 04/27/2014 (Website). The advisory is available at developer.blender.org. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2010-5105 since 04/30/2012. 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.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 74893 (openSUSE Security Update : blender (openSUSE-SU-2013:0302-1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family SuSE Local Security Checks.

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

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Tenable (74893) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-42259†). The entries VDB-42076, VDB-42171, VDB-44794 and VDB-50722 are related to this item.




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Class: Link following

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Nessus ID: 74893
Nessus Name: openSUSE Security Update : blender (openSUSE-SU-2013:0302-1)
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04/30/2012 🔍
10/15/2013 +533 days 🔍
11/12/2013 +28 days 🔍
04/27/2014 +166 days 🔍
04/27/2014 +0 days 🔍
06/13/2014 +47 days 🔍
03/25/2015 +285 days 🔍
03/15/2022 +2547 days 🔍


Advisory: developer.blender.org
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2010-5105 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 42259 - Blender 2.50-2.63a Remote File System Write due to Symlink Attack due to Unsafe Temp Files Usage, Medium

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Created: 03/25/2015 04:45 PM
Updated: 03/15/2022 03:41 PM
Changes: 03/25/2015 04:45 PM (55), 05/15/2017 11:20 AM (1), 03/15/2022 03:41 PM (3)
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