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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-4957
Last Modified 16 Sep 2009 01:24:03
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-2008-4957

Summary

find_flags in Kitware GCC-XML (gccxml) 0.9.0 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /tmp/*.cxx temporary file.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Gccxml 0.9.0


References

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

XF - gccxml-findflags-symlink(46408)

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

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

MISC - http://bugs.debian.org/496391


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:40