Nik Sharpener Pro, possibly 2.0, uses world-writable permissions for plug-in files, which allows local users to gain privileges by replacing a plug-in with a Trojan horse.
Published 2008-04-02 17:44:00
Updated 2017-08-08 01:30:19
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-1638

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-2008-1638

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
6.8
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.1
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2008-1638

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2008-1638

Products affected by CVE-2008-1638

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