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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0118

Original release date: 02/24/2010
Last revised: 03/12/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Bournal before 1.4.1 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on unspecified temporary files associated with a --hack_the_gibson update check.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 3.3 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38554
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-3301
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-3221
External Source: MISC
Name: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2010-6/
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 38353
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-3168
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20100222 Secunia Research: Bournal Insecure Temporary Files Security Issue
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38814

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