Upstream information

CVE-2005-1270 at MITRE

Description

The (1) check_update.sh and (2) rkhunter script in Rootkit Hunter before 1.2.3-r1 create temporary files with predictable file names, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important 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: 445010 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

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