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CVE-2014-1639 Detail

Description

syncevo/installcheck-local.sh in syncevolution before 1.3.99.7 uses mktemp to create a safe temporary file but appends a suffix to the original filename and writes to this new filename, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the new filename.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/27/2014

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.3 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=736357 Vendor Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/01/22/3
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/01/22/4
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/65098
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/90662

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-1639
NVD Published Date:
01/27/2014
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017