Upstream information

CVE-2005-0990 at MITRE


unshar (unshar.c) in sharutils 4.2.1 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the unsh.X temporary file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 95900 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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