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CVE-2008-4553 Detail

Description

qemu-make-debian-root in qemu 0.9.1-5 on Debian GNU/Linux allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files and directories.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/15/2008

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.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=496394
http://dev.gentoo.org/~rbu/security/debiantemp/qemu Exploit
http://uvw.ru/report.lenny.txt
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1657
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/13/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/14/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/30/2 Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30931
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=235770
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=235826
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44831

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4553
NVD Published Date:
10/15/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017