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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-4939
Last Modified 26 Aug 2009 01:17:16
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-2008-4939

Summary

apertium 3.0.7 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on (a) /tmp/#####.lex.cc, (b) /tmp/#####.deformat.l, (c) /tmp/#####.reformat.l, (d) /tmp/#####docxorig, (e) /tmp/#####docxsalida.zip, (f) /tmp/#####xlsxembed, (g) /tmp/#####xlsxorig, and (h) /tmp/#####xslxsalida.zip temporary files, related to the (1) apertium-gen-deformat, (2) apertium-gen-reformat, and (3) apertium scripts.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Apertium 3.0.7


References

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

XF - apertium-multiple-symlink(44854)

BID - 30896

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

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

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

CONFIRM - http://bugs.debian.org/496395


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:40