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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2008-4477
Last Modified 29 Oct 2012 11:17:28
Published 07 Oct 2008 08:00:04
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-4477

Summary

alert.d/test.alert in mon 0.99.2 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the test.alert.log temporary file.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Jim Trocki Mon 0.99.2


References

CONFIRM - https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=235770

DEBIAN - DSA-1648

BID - 31597

MLIST - [oss-security] 20081030 CVE requests: tempfile issues for aview, mgetty, openoffice, crossfire

MANDRIVA - MDVSA-2008:214

SECUNIA - 32183

MLIST - [debian-devel] 20080812 Re: Possible mass bug filing: The possibility of attack with the help of symlinks in some Debian packages

CONFIRM - http://dev.gentoo.org/~rbu/security/debiantemp/mon

CONFIRM - http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=496398

XF - mon-testalert-symlink(45738)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:49:43