Upstream information

CVE-2008-4982 at MITRE


rkhunter in rkhunter 1.3.2 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/rkhunter-debug temporary file. NOTE: this is probably a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-1270.

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 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: 445010 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • rkhunter >= 1.4.6-5.6
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA rkhunter-1.4.6-5.6

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Tue Jul 9 18:32:17 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:43 2022