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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.4 6.4
CVE Id CVE-2003-0885
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:35:30
Published 31 Dec 2003 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2003-0885

Summary

Xscreensaver 4.14 contains certain debugging code that should have been omitted, which causes Xscreensaver to create temporary files insecurely in the (1) apple2, (2) xanalogtv, and (3) pong screensavers, and allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Xscreensaver 4.14


References

CONFIRM - http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=41253

CONFIRM - http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=182286


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:38:05