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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-4952
Last Modified 15 Nov 2008 02:22:16
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-2008-4952

Summary

emacs-jabber in emacs-jabber 0.7.91 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /tmp/*.log temporary file.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Emacs-jabber 0.7.91


References

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

XF - emacsjabber-emacsjabber-symlink(46409)

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

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

CONFIRM - http://bugs.debian.org/496428


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:40