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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-4978
Last Modified 15 Sep 2009 01:19:53
Published 06 Nov 2008 10:55:52
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-4978

Summary

radiance 3R9+20080530 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on (a) /tmp/opt.fmt, (b) /tmp/out#####.fmt, (c) /tmp/tf#####.dat, (d) /tmp/gsf#####, (e) /tmp/sc#####.sh, (f) /tmp/il#####.pic, (g) /tmp/tl#####.pic, (h) /tmp/ds#####.pic, (i) /tmp/tfa#####, and (j) /tmp/sed##### temporary files, related to the (1) optics2rad, (2) pdelta, (3) dayfact, and (4) raddepend scripts.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Radiance 3


References

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

XF - radiance-multiple-scripts-symlink(44846)

BID - 30953

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/radiance

CONFIRM - http://bugs.debian.org/496433


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:40