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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-5152
Last Modified 07 Mar 2009 01:28:26
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-2008-5152

Summary

inmail-show in mh-book 200605 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a (1) /tmp/inmail#####.log or (2) /tmp/inmail#####.stdin temporary file.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Peter S Galbraith Mh-book 2000605


References

XF - mhbook-inmailshow-symlink(46709)

BID - 32399

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