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'))

Vendor: Debian
Product: Projectl 
Version: 1.001;

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

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

Related CVE
CVE-2019-9892
An issue was discovered in Open Ticket Request System (OTRS) 5.x through 5.0.34, 6.x through 6.0.17, and 7.x through 7.0.6. An attacker who is logged into OTRS as an agent user with appropriate permissions may try to import carefully crafted Report S...
CVE-2019-12086
A Polymorphic Typing issue was discovered in FasterXML jackson-databind 2.x before 2.9.9. When Default Typing is enabled (either globally or for a specific property) for an externally exposed JSON endpoint, the service has the mysql-connector-java ja...
CVE-2019-3839
It was found that in ghostscript some privileged operators remained accessible from various places after the CVE-2019-6116 fix. A specially crafted PostScript file could use this flaw in order to, for example, have access to the file system outside o...
CVE-2019-11766
dhcp6.c in dhcpcd before 6.11.7 and 7.x before 7.2.2 has a buffer over-read in the D6_OPTION_PD_EXCLUDE feature.
CVE-2019-11627
gpg-key2ps in signing-party 1.1.x and 2.x before 2.10-1 contains an unsafe shell call enabling shell injection via a User ID.
CVE-2019-9928
GStreamer before 1.16.0 has a heap-based buffer overflow in the RTSP connection parser via a crafted response from a server, potentially allowing remote code execution.
CVE-2019-3902
A flaw was found in Mercurial before 4.9. It was possible to use symlinks and subrepositories to defeat Mercurial's path-checking logic and write files outside a repository.
CVE-2019-11455
A buffer over-read in Util_urlDecode in util.c in Tildeslash Monit before 5.25.3 allows a remote authenticated attacker to retrieve the contents of adjacent memory via manipulation of GET or POST parameters. The attacker can also cause a denial of se...

Copyright 2019, cxsecurity.com

 

Back to Top