The make_lockdir_name function in policy.c in pmount 0.9.18 allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a file in /var/lock/.

Technical Details

CVSSv2 Score:




Published Date:

Friday 18th of June 2010

Modified Date:

Tuesday 22nd of June 2010

CVSSv2 Score:
  • Access Vector: Local
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication Required: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Common Platform Enumeration (CPE) Affected: Common Platform Enumeration (CPE) List:

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