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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-4983
Last Modified 15 Sep 2009 01:19:54
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-2008-4983

Summary

scilab-bin 4.1.2 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on (a) /tmp/SciLink#####1, (b) /tmp/SciLink#####2, (c) /tmp/SciLink#####3, (d) /tmp/*.#####, (e) /tmp/*.#####.res, (f) /tmp/*.#####.err, and (g) /tmp/*.#####.diff temporary files, related to the (1) scilink, (2) scidoc, and (3) scidem scripts.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Scilab-bin 4.1.2


References

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

XF - scilabbin-multiple-symlink(44883)

BID - 30968

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

MISC - http://uvw.ru/report.lenny.txt

GENTOO - GLSA-200901-14

SECUNIA - 33630

CONFIRM - http://dev.gentoo.org/~rbu/security/debiantemp/scilab-bin

CONFIRM - http://bugs.debian.org/496414


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:40