Upstream information

CVE-2008-4935 at MITRE

Description

asciiview in aview 1.3.0 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /tmp/aview#####.pgm temporary file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 442616 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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