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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-2893

Original release date: 04/23/2014
Last revised: 04/24/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The GetHTMLRunDir function in the scan-build utility in Clang 3.5 and earlier allows local users to obtain sensitive information or overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary directories with predictable names.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 1.9 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140416 CVE request: insecure temporary file handling in clang's scan-build utility
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=744817
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140420 Re: Bug#744817: CVE request: insecure temporary file handling in clang's scan-build utility

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