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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-5379
Last Modified 09 Dec 2008 12:00:00
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-2008-5379

Summary

netdisco-mibs-installer 1.0 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/netdisco-mibs-0.6.tar.gz temporary file, related to the (1) netdisco-mibs-install and (2) netdisco-mibs-download scripts.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Oliver Gorwits Netdisco Mibs Installer 1.0


References

MLIST - [debian-devel] 20080811 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