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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-2838

The populate_conns function in src/populate_conns.c in GSAMBAD 0.1.4 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/gsambadtmp temporary file.
Publish Date : 2007-07-02 Last Update Date : 2012-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1327-1 gsambad - insecure temporary files oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20322 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-2838

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gsambad Gsambad 0.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gsambad Gsambad 1

- References For CVE-2007-2838

http://secunia.com/advisories/25914
SECUNIA 25914
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/35401
XF gsambad-populateconns-symlink(35401)
http://osvdb.org/37795
OSVDB 37795
http://secunia.com/advisories/25909
SECUNIA 25909
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24717
BID 24717 GSAMBAD Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerability Release Date:2007-07-02
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1327
DEBIAN DSA-1327

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-2838

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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