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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-4987
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-2008-4987

Summary

xastir 1.9.2 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the (a) /tmp/ldconfig.tmp, (b) /tmp/ldconf.tmp, and (c) /tmp/ld.so.conf temporary files, related to the (1) get-maptools.sh and (2) get_shapelib.sh scripts.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Xastir 1.9.2


References

FEDORA - FEDORA-2008-7541

FEDORA - FEDORA-2008-7269

CONFIRM - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=460429

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

XF - xastir-getmaptools-getshapelib-symlink(44920)

BID - 31030

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

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

SECUNIA - 31771

SECUNIA - 31677

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

CONFIRM - http://bugs.debian.org/496383


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:40