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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-2093

Original release date: 05/18/2012
Last revised: 04/18/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

src/common/latex.py in Gajim 0.15 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary latex file, related to the get_tmpfile_name function.

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: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-6161
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-6061
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-6001
External Source: XF
Name: gajim-gettmpfilename-symlink(74869)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 48695
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 48794
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://trac.gajim.org/changeset/13759/src/common/latex.py
External Source: BID
Name: 53017
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201208-04
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120410 RE: gajim insecure file creation when using latex
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://hg.gajim.org/gajim/rev/f046e4aaf7d4
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120410 gajim insecure file creation when using latex

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