CVEdetails.com the ultimate security vulnerability data source
(e.g.: CVE-2009-1234 or 2010-1234 or 20101234)
Log In   Register   Reset Password   Activate Account
Vulnerability Feeds & WidgetsNew   www.itsecdb.com  

Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5299

chm2pdf 0.9 allows user-assisted local users to delete arbitrary files via a symlink attack on .chm files in the (1) /tmp/chm2pdf/work or (2) /tmp/chm2pdf/orig temporary directories.
Publish Date : 2008-12-01 Last Update Date : 2011-02-04
Search Twitter   Search YouTube   Search Google

- 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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 59

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-5299

# 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-2008-5299

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

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5299

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


CVE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CVE content is MITRE's CVE web site. CWE is a registred trademark of the MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of CWE content is MITRE's CWE web site. OVAL is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation and the authoritative source of OVAL content is MITRE's OVAL web site.
Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. It is the responsibility of user to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content. EACH USER WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY consequences of his or her direct or indirect use of this web site. ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. This site will NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT or any other kind of loss.