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CVE-2008-2266 Detail

Current Description

uulib/uunconc.c in UUDeview 0.5.20, as used in nzbget before 0.3.0 and possibly other products, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary filename generated by the tempnam function. NOTE: this may be a CVE-2004-2265 regression.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=480972
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200808-11.xml
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/05/14/10
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/05/30/1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29211
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42407

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') (CWE-59)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:nzbget:nzbget:0.1.0a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:nzbget:nzbget:0.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:nzbget:nzbget:0.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:nzbget:nzbget:0.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:nzbget:nzbget:0.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:nzbget:nzbget:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
0.2.2
 cpe:2.3:a:uudeview:uudeview:0.5.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2266
NVD Published Date:
05/16/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017