Vulnerability CVE-2008-1901


Published: 2008-04-22   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
aptlinex before 0.91 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the gambas-apt.lock temporary file.

Type:

CWE-59

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

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.2/10
10/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Debian -> Aptlinex 

 References:
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/41956
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=476588

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