Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0525

PatchLink Update client for Unix, as used by Novell ZENworks Patch Management Update Agent for Linux/Unix/Mac (LUM) 6.2094 through 6.4102 and other products, allows local users to (1) truncate arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/patchlink.tmp file used by the logtrimmer script, and (2) execute arbitrary code via a symlink attack on the /tmp/plshutdown file used by the rebootTask script.
Vulnerability category: Execute code
Published 2008-01-31 20:00:00
Updated 2018-10-15 22:01:00
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-0525

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.04%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 8 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-0525

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CWE ids for CVE-2008-0525

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