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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-5377
Last Modified 06 Jan 2009 01:02:04
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-2008-5377

Summary

pstopdf in CUPS 1.3.8 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/pstopdf.log temporary file, a different vulnerability than CVE-2001-1333.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Apple Cups 1.3.8


References

MILW0RM - 7550

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 10:48:48