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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-5366
Last Modified 23 Jan 2009 01:43:59
Published 08 Dec 2008 06:30:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-5366

Summary

The postinst script in ppp 2.4.4rel on Debian GNU/Linux allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the (1) /tmp/probe-finished or (2) /tmp/ppp-errors temporary file.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Marco D%27itri Ppp 2.4.4


References

BID - 32740

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


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