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CVE-2009-1299 Detail

Description

The pa_make_secure_dir function in core-util.c in PulseAudio 0.9.10 and 0.9.19 allows local users to change the ownership and permissions of arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /tmp/.esd-##### temporary file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/18/2010

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=573615
http://git.0pointer.de/?p=pulseaudio.git;a=patch;h=d3efa43d85ac132c6a5a416a2b6f2115f5d577ee
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2017
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2010:124
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1570
https://bugs.edge.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pulseaudio/+bug/509008

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1299
NVD Published Date:
03/18/2010
NVD Last Modified:
06/29/2010