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Vulnerability Score 4.6 4.6
CVE Id CVE-2003-0847
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:20:39
Published 17 Nov 2003 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



SuSEconfig.susewm in the susewm package on SuSE Linux 8.2Pro allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the susewm.$$ temporary file.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Suse Linux 8.2


BUGTRAQ - 20031006 Local root exploit in SuSE Linux 8.2Pro

BUGTRAQ - 20031006 Re: Local root exploit in SuSE Linux 8.2Pro

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:38:05