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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0032

Original release date: 01/27/2009
Last revised: 01/28/2009
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

CUPS on Mandriva Linux 2008.0, 2008.1, 2009.0, Corporate Server (CS) 3.0 and 4.0, and Multi Network Firewall (MNF) 2.0 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/pdf.log temporary file.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.9 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:M/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/27/2009)
Not vulnerable. Red Hat does not ship the vulnerable backend that causes this flaw.

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External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:027
Type: Advisory
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:028
External Source: XF
Name: cups-pdflog-symlink(48210)
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021637
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:029
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 33418

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