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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5139

updatejail in jailer 0.4 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /tmp/#####.updatejail temporary file.
Publish Date : 2008-11-18 Last Update Date : 2009-02-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 59

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-5139

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Javier Fernandez Jailer 0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Javier Fernandez Jailer 1

- References For CVE-2008-5139

http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2008/08/msg00285.html
MLIST [debian-devel] 20080811 Re: Possible mass bug filing: The possibility of attack with the help of symlinks in some Debian packages
http://secunia.com/advisories/32943
SECUNIA 32943
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32413
BID 32413 jailer 'updatejail' Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerability Release Date:2008-12-01
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1674
DEBIAN DSA-1674
http://secunia.com/advisories/32959
SECUNIA 32959

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5139

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


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