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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-1570
Last Modified 01 Dec 2008 12:00:00
Published 31 Mar 2008 06:44:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-1570

Summary

Race condition in the create_lockpath function in policyd-weight 0.1.14 beta-16 allows local users to modify or delete arbitrary files by creating the LOCKPATH directory, then modifying it after the symbolic link check occurs. NOTE: this is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2008-1569.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Policyd-weight 0.1.14 Beta-14


References

CONFIRM - https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=214403

XF - policydweight-createlockpath-race-condition(41570)

OSVDB - 43888

GENTOO - GLSA-200804-11

SECUNIA - 29738


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:47:34