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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-5144
Last Modified 17 Feb 2009 01:53:58
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-2008-5144

Summary

nvidia-cg-toolkit-installer in nvidia-cg-toolkit 2.0.0015 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/nvidia-cg-toolkit-manifest temporary file.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Federico Di Gregorio Nvidia-cg-toolkit 2.0.0015


References

BID - 32411

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