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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-5156
Last Modified 30 Oct 2012 11:06:57
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-2008-5156

Summary

si_mkbootserver in systemimager-server 3.6.3 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a (1) /tmp/*.inetd.conf or (2) /tmp/pxe.conf.*.tmp temporary file.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Dann Frazier Systemimager-server 3.6.3


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

BID - 32370


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:49:46