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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-5151
Last Modified 18 Nov 2008 12:00:00
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-2008-5151

Summary

test_parser.py in mayavi 1.5 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/err.log temporary file.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Abottoms Mayavi 1.5


References

MISC - http://uvw.ru/report.sid.txt

MLIST - [debian-devel] 20080813 Re: Possible mass bug filing: The possibility of attack with the help of symlinks in some Debian packages


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:43