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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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CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

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

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