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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-5380
Last Modified 19 Aug 2009 01:21:44
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-2008-5380

Summary

gpsdrive (aka gpsdrive-scripts) 2.09 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on an (a) /tmp/geo#####, a (b) /tmp/geocaching.loc, a (c) /tmp/geo#####.*, or a (d) /tmp/geo.* temporary file, related to the (1) geo-code and (2) geo-nearest scripts, different vectors than CVE-2008-4959.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Gpsdrive 2.09


References

FEDORA - FEDORA-2009-1366

SECUNIA - 33825

SECUNIA - 31694

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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