Race condition in (1) checkinstall 1.6.1 and (2) installwatch allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files and have other impacts via symlink and possibly other attacks on temporary working directories.
Published 2008-07-01 22:41:00
Updated 2017-08-08 01:31:29
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-2958

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-2958

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.4
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
3.4
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2008-2958

Products affected by CVE-2008-2958

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