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CVE-2008-1569 Detail

Current Description

policyd-weight 0.1.14 beta-16 and earlier allows local users to modify or delete arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files that are used when creating a socket.

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://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-11.xml
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1531
http://www.policyd-weight.org/
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28480 Patch
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=214403 Exploit
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41565

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:policyd-weight:policyd-weight:*:beta16:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
0.1.14
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:4.0:*:alpha:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:4.0:*:amd64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:4.0:*:arm:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:4.0:*:hppa:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:4.0:*:ia-32:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:4.0:*:ia-64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:4.0:*:m68k:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:4.0:*:mips:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:4.0:*:mipsel:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:4.0:*:powerpc:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:4.0:*:s390:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:4.0:*:sparc:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1569
NVD Published Date:
03/31/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017