Upstream information

CVE-2008-5843 at MITRE

Description

Multiple untrusted search path vulnerabilities in pdfjam allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse program in (1) the current working directory or (2) /var/tmp, related to the (a) pdf90, (b) pdfjoin, and (c) pdfnup scripts.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 459031 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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