Upstream information

CVE-2008-4477 at MITRE


alert.d/test.alert in mon 0.99.2 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the test.alert.log temporary file.

SUSE information

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

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 436355 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

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SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Tue Jul 9 18:30:01 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:43 2022