Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4997
** DISPUTED ** dfxml-invoice in datafreedom-perl 0.1.7 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/zenity temporary file. NOTE: the vendor disputes this vulnerability, stating that the vector is solely "an EXAMPLE used in the manpage."
Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-4997
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.04%
CVSS scores for CVE-2008-4997
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CWE ids for CVE-2008-4997
The product attempts to access a file based on the filename, but it does not properly prevent that filename from identifying a link or shortcut that resolves to an unintended resource.Assigned by: firstname.lastname@example.org (Primary)