Upstream information

CVE-2009-1215 at MITRE

Description

Race condition in GNU screen 4.0.3 allows local users to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/screen-exchange temporary file.

SUSE information

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

This issue is currently not rated by SUSE as it is not affecting the SUSE Enterprise products.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 1.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 491055 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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