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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-5143
Last Modified 03 Dec 2008 01:46:26
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-2008-5143

Summary

mgt-helper in multi-gnome-terminal 1.6.2 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a (1) /tmp/*.debug or (2) /tmp/*.env temporary file.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Mohammed Sameer Multi-gnome-terminal 1.6.2


References

BID - 32415

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


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:42