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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-2185

Original release date: 07/26/2011
Last revised: 08/02/2011


Fabric before 1.1.0 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on (1) a /tmp/fab.*.tar file or (2) certain other files in the top level of /tmp/.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.4 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
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

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=710462
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=629003
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110606 Re: CVE Request -- fabric -- Use of insecure temporary file by uploading templates and projects to remote hosts
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110603 CVE Request -- fabric -- Use of insecure temporary file by uploading templates and projects to remote hosts
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://code.fabfile.org/projects/fabric/files/Fabric-1.1.0.tar.gz
Type: Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-8964

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