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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3216

The save function in br/prefmanager.d in projectl 1.001 creates a projectL.prf file in the current working directory, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.
Publish Date : 2008-07-18 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 59

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-3216

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Debian Projectl 1.001 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Projectl 1

- References For CVE-2008-3216

http://bugs.debian.org/489988 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/07/09/8
MLIST [oss-security] 20080709 CVE id request: projectl
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/44059
XF projectl-save-symlink(44059)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3216

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


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