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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-5142
Last Modified 30 Oct 2012 11:06:56
Published 18 Nov 2008 11:00:01
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-5142

Summary

sendbug in freebsd-sendpr 3.113+5.3 on Debian GNU/Linux allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /tmp/pr.##### temporary file.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Freebsd-sendpr 3.113%2b5.3


References

MLIST - [debian-devel] 20080811 Re: Possible mass bug filing: The possibility of attack with the help of symlinks in some Debian packages

BID - 32381


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:49:47