Vulnerability CVE-2008-3216


Published: 2008-07-18   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The save function in br/prefmanager.d in projectl 1.001 creates a projectL.prf file in the current working directory, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.

Type:

CWE-59

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

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 -> Projectl 

 References:
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/44059
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/07/09/8
http://bugs.debian.org/489988

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