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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-4982
Last Modified 30 Oct 2012 11:06:20
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-2008-4982

Summary

rkhunter in rkhunter 1.3.2 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/rkhunter-debug temporary file. NOTE: this is probably a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-1270.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • John Horne Rkhunter 1.3.2


References

CONFIRM - https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=235798

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/rkhunter

CONFIRM - http://bugs.debian.org/496375

XF - rkhunter-rkhunterdebug-symlink(46511)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:49:46