Vulnerability CVE-2008-4938


Published: 2008-11-05   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
aegis 4.24 and aegis-web 4.24 allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on (a) /tmp/#####, (b) /tmp/#####.intro, (c) /tmp/aegis.#####.ae, (d) /tmp/aegis.#####, (e) /tmp/aegis.#####.1, (f) /tmp/aegis.#####.2, (g) /tmp/aegis.#####.log, and (h) /tmp/aegis.#####.out temporary files, related to the (1) bng_dvlpd.sh, (2) bng_rvwd.sh, (3) awt_dvlp.sh, (4) awt_intgrtn.sh, and (5) aegis.cgi scripts.

Type:

CWE-59

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

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.9/10
10/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Aegis -> Aegis 
Aegis -> Aegis-web 

 References:
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=235770
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/44835
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30883
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/30/2
http://uvw.ru/report.lenny.txt
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=2079025&group_id=224&atid=100224
http://secunia.com/advisories/31970
http://dev.gentoo.org/~rbu/security/debiantemp/aegis-web
http://dev.gentoo.org/~rbu/security/debiantemp/aegis
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=496402
http://bugs.debian.org/496402
http://bugs.debian.org/496400

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