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CVE-2001-0556

CVE information

Published

21 years ago

Last Modified

14 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

The Nirvana Editor (NEdit) 5.1.1 and earlier allows a local attacker to overwrite other users' files via a symlink attack on (1) backup files or (2) temporary files used when nedit prints a file or portions of a file..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
7.2/10
Exploit Score
3.9/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
10/10
Confidentiality Impact
Complete
Availability Impact
Complete
Integrity Impact
Complete

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:nedit:nedit:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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