Vulnerability CVE-2005-0159


Published: 2005-04-27   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The tpkg-* scripts in the toolchain-source 3.0.4 package on Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files.

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.6/10
6.4/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Debian -> Toolchain-source 
Debian -> Debian linux 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12540
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-679
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/19317
http://secunia.com/advisories/14277

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