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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-4997
Last Modified 10 Nov 2008 12:00:00
Published 07 Nov 2008 02:36:24
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-4997

Summary

** DISPUTED ** dfxml-invoice in datafreedom-perl 0.1.7 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/zenity temporary file. NOTE: the vendor disputes this vulnerability, stating that the vector is solely "an EXAMPLE used in the manpage."

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Pilot-qof Datafreedom-perl 0.1.7


References

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

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

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

MISC - http://bugs.debian.org/496429


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:40