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CVE-2008-3521 Detail

Description

Race condition in the jas_stream_tmpfile function in libjasper/base/jas_stream.c in JasPer 1.900.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (program exit) by creating the appropriate tmp.XXXXXXXXXX temporary file, which causes Jasper to exit. NOTE: this was originally reported as a symlink issue, but this was incorrect. NOTE: some vendors dispute the severity of this issue, but it satisfies CVE's requirements for inclusion.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/02/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/attachment.cgi?id=163282&action=view Exploit
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=222819
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:142
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:164
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31470
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-742-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-3521
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45622

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:jasper_project:jasper:1.900.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3521
NVD Published Date:
10/02/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017