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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.2 6.2
CVE Id CVE-2008-4955
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 HIGH
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-4955

Summary

freevo.real in freevo 1.8.1 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on (1) /tmp/*-#####.pid, (2) /tmp/freevo-gdb, (3) /tmp/freevo-gdb.sh, and (4) /tmp/*.stats temporary files. NOTE: this issue is only a vulnerability when a verbose debug mode is activated by modifying source code.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Duncan Webb Freevo 1.8.1


References

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

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

MISC - http://dev.gentoo.org/~rbu/security/debiantemp/freevo

MISC - http://bugs.debian.org/496373


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:40