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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2001-0556
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:08:24
Published 22 Aug 2001 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2001-0556

Summary

The Nirvana Editor (NEdit) 5.1.1 and earlier allows a local attacker to overwrite other users' files via a symlink attack on (1) backup files or (2) temporary files used when nedit prints a file or portions of a file.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Nedit 5.1.1


References

BID - 2667

REDHAT - RHSA-2001:061

MANDRAKE - MDKSA-2001:042

DEBIAN - DSA-053

BUGTRAQ - 20010428 More nedit problems ? (was Re: PROGENY-SA-2001-10...)

SUSE - SuSE-SA:2001:14

CONFIRM - http://www.nedit.org/archives/develop/2001-Feb/0391.html


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