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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4553

qemu-make-debian-root in qemu 0.9.1-5 on Debian GNU/Linux allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files and directories.
Publish Date : 2008-10-15 Last Update Date : 2017-08-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 59

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1657 qemu -- insecure temporary files oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7961 unix
DSA-1657-1 qemu - denial of service oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20222 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-4553

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Qemu Qemu 0.9.1-5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Qemu Qemu 1

- References For CVE-2008-4553

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44831
XF qemu-qemumakedebianroot-symlink(44831)
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1657
DEBIAN DSA-1657
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/13/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20081013 CVE id request: qemu
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/14/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20081014 Re: CVE id request: qemu
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/10/30/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20081030 CVE requests: tempfile issues for aview, mgetty, openoffice, crossfire
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30931
BID 30931 QEMU 'qemu-make-debian-root' Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerability Release Date:2008-10-20
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=235770 CONFIRM
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=235826 CONFIRM
http://uvw.ru/report.lenny.txt
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=496394 CONFIRM
http://dev.gentoo.org/~rbu/security/debiantemp/qemu CONFIRM

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4553

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


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