Vulnerability CVE-2011-0460


Published: 2014-04-16

Description:
The init script in kbd, possibly 1.14.1 and earlier, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on /dev/shm/defkeymap.map.

Type:

CWE-59

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

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.3/10
9.2/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Opensuse -> Opensuse 
Novell -> Opensuse 
Kbd-project -> KBD 

 References:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-04/msg00053.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=663898

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