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CVE-2008-4477 Detail

Current Description

alert.d/test.alert in mon 0.99.2 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the test.alert.log temporary file.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=496398
http://dev.gentoo.org/~rbu/security/debiantemp/mon
http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2008/08/msg00312.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:214
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/30/2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31597
http://www.us.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1648
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=235770
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45738

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 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:jim_trocki:mon:0.99.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4477
NVD Published Date:
10/07/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017