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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-5034
Last Modified 11 Nov 2008 12:00:00
Published 10 Nov 2008 11:15:12
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-5034

Summary

** DISPUTED ** master-filter in printfilters-ppd 2.13 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/filter.debug temporary file. NOTE: the vendor disputes this vulnerability, stating 'this package does not have " possibility of attack with the help of symlinks"'.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • A Mennucc1 Printfilters-ppd 2.13


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/printfilters-ppd

MISC - http://bugs.debian.org/496417


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:40