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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-1640

axiom-test.sh in axiom 20100701-1.1 uses tempfile to create a safe temporary file but appends a suffix to the original filename and writes to this new filename, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the new filename.
Publish Date : 2014-01-27 Last Update Date : 2014-02-24
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
3.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
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 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-2014-1640

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Debian Axiom 20100701-1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Axiom 1

- References For CVE-2014-1640

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=736358
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/01/22/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20140122 Getting tempfile/mktemp wrong
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/90663
XF axiom-cve20141640-symlink(90663)
http://www.osvdb.org/102383
OSVDB 102383
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/01/22/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20140122 Re: Getting tempfile/mktemp wrong

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-1640

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


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