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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.9 6.9
CVE Id CVE-2008-6398
Last Modified 22 Jul 2009 12:00:00
Published 04 Mar 2009 12:30:02
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-6398

Summary

sng_regress in SNG 1.0.2 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the (1) /tmp/recompiled$$.png, (2) /tmp/decompiled$$.sng, and (3) /tmp/canonicalized$$.sng temporary files.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Eric Raymond Sng 1.0.2


References

XF - sng-sngregress-symlink(44881)

BID - 30965

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

CONFIRM - http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=496407


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:49:10