CVE-2008-4987

xastir 1.9.2 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the (a) /tmp/ldconfig.tmp, (b) /tmp/ldconf.tmp, and (c) /tmp/ld.so.conf temporary files, related to the (1) get-maptools.sh and (2) get_shapelib.sh scripts.

Published : 2008-11-06 15:55 Updated : 2017-08-08 01:33

6.9
CVSS Score More info
Score 6.9 / 10
6.9
Vendor Product Version URI
Xastir Xastir 1.9.2 cpe:/a:xastir:xastir:1.9.2
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CWE

ID Name Description Links
CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') The software attempts to access a file based on the filename, but it does not properly prevent that filename from identifying a link or shortcut that resolves to an unintended resource. CVE

History of changes

Date Event
2017-08-08 05:55
2008-11-06 15:55

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