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CVE-2014-3422 Detail

Description

lisp/emacs-lisp/find-gc.el in GNU Emacs 24.3 and earlier allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary file under /tmp/esrc/.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/08/2014

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://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0250.html
http://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/bugreport.cgi?bug=17428#8
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-diffs/2014-05/msg00056.html
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/05/07/7
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:117

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-3422
NVD Published Date:
05/08/2014
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2016