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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-4936
Last Modified 19 Aug 2009 01:20:54
Published 05 Nov 2008 10:00:14
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-4936

Summary

faxspool in mgetty 1.1.36 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /tmp/faxsp.##### temporary file.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Gert Doering Mgetty 1.1.36


References

CONFIRM - https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=235806

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

XF - mgetty-faxspool-symlink(44833)

BID - 30927

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

MISC - http://uvw.ru/report.lenny.txt

GENTOO - GLSA-200812-08

SECUNIA - 33051

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

CONFIRM - http://bugs.debian.org/496403


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:40