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CVE-2007-4462 Detail

Current Description

lib/Locale/Po4a/Po.pm in po4a before 0.32 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the gettextization.failed.po temporary file.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.3 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://alioth.debian.org/frs/shownotes.php?release_id=1019
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=189440
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200709-04.xml
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25402
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=253541

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:po4a:po4a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
0.31


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4462
NVD Published Date:
08/21/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008