Upstream information

CVE-2014-3986 at MITRE

Description

include/tests_webservers in Lynis before 1.5.5 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /tmp/lynis.*.unsorted file with an easily determined name.

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 3.3
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 881980 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

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