Upstream information

CVE-2008-2266 at MITRE


uulib/uunconc.c in UUDeview 0.5.20, as used in nzbget before 0.3.0 and possibly other products, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary filename generated by the tempnam function. NOTE: this may be a CVE-2004-2265 regression.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.4
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 390106 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • uudeview >= 0.5.20-257.9
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA uudeview-0.5.20-257.9

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Tue Jul 9 15:51:27 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:41 2022