Vulnerability CVE-2008-4475


Published: 2008-10-07   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
ibackup 2.27 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files.

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
GNU -> Ibackup 

 References:
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=235770
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/45852
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/30/2
http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2008/08/msg00271.html
http://dev.gentoo.org/~rbu/security/debiantemp/ibackup
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=496464
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=496432

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