Vulnerability CVE-2008-5149


Published: 2008-11-18   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
fwd_check.sh in libncbi6 6.1.20080302 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /tmp/##### temporary file.

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
Aucko -> Libncbi6 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32401
http://uvw.ru/report.sid.txt
http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2008/08/msg00347.html

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