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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-4946
Last Modified 20 Jul 2009 12:00:00
Published 05 Nov 2008 10:00:15
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-4946

Summary

convirt 0.8.2 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/set_output temporary file, related to the (1) _template_/provision.sh, (2) Linux_CD_Install/provision.sh, (3) Fedora_PV_Install/provision.sh, (4) CentOS_PV_Install/provision.sh, (5) common/provision.sh, (6) example/provision.sh, and (7) Windows_CD_Install/provision.sh scripts in image_store/.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Convirture Convirt 0.8.2


References

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

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

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

CONFIRM - http://bugs.debian.org/496419


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:40