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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5298

chm2pdf 0.9 uses temporary files in directories with fixed names, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (chm2pdf failure) of other users by creating those directories ahead of time.
Publish Date : 2008-12-01 Last Update Date : 2011-02-04
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-5298

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Karakas-online Chm2pdf 0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Karakas-online Chm2pdf 1

- References For CVE-2008-5298

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-January/053510.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2011-0454
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-January/053501.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2011-0467
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31735
BID 31735 Debian chm2pdf Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerability Release Date:2008-12-03
http://secunia.com/advisories/43109
SECUNIA 43109
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=501959 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/32257
SECUNIA 32257
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0236
VUPEN ADV-2011-0236
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/45813
XF chm2pdf-chm2pdf-symlink(45813)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/47030
XF chm2pdf-files-dos(47030)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5298

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


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