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CVE-2008-1078

CVE information

Published

14 years ago

Last Modified

3 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

expn in the am-utils and net-fs packages for Gentoo, rPath Linux, and other distributions, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the expn[PID] temporary file. NOTE: this is the same issue as CVE-2003-0308.1..

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:o:rpath:rpath_linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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cpe:2.3:o:gentoo:linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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