Vulnerability CVE-2001-1593


Published: 2014-04-05   Modified: 2014-04-06

Description:
The tempname_ensure function in lib/routines.h in a2ps 4.14 and earlier, as used by the spy_user function and possibly other functions, allows local users to modify arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary file.

Type:

CWE-59

(Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following'))

Vendor: GNU
Product: A2PS 
Version:
4.14
4.13b
4.13
4.12
4.10.4
4.10.3

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
2.1/10
2.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None

 References:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1060630
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=737385
http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2892
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q1/257
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q1/253
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q1/237
http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/cgit/a2ps.git/plain/a2ps-4.13-security.patch

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