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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-4941
Last Modified 20 Aug 2009 01:22:20
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-2008-4941

Summary

arb-common 0.0.20071207.1 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on (a) /tmp/arb_fdnaml_*, (b) /tmp/arb_pids_*, (c) /tmp/arbdsmz.html, and (d) /tmp/arbdsmz.htm temporary files, related to the (1) arb_fastdnaml and (2) dszmconnect.pl scripts.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Arb Project Arb-common 0.0


References

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

XF - arbcommon-arbfastdnaml-symlink(44844)

BID - 30895

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/arb-common

CONFIRM - http://bugs.debian.org/496396


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:40