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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5703

gpsdrive (aka gpsdrive-scripts) 2.10~pre4 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the (a) /tmp/.smswatch or (b) /tmp/gpsdrivepos temporary file, related to (1) examples/gpssmswatch and (2) src/splash.c, different vectors than CVE-2008-4959 and CVE-2008-5380.
Publish Date : 2008-12-22 Last Update Date : 2009-08-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-5703

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gpsdrive Gpsdrive 1.32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Gpsdrive Gpsdrive 1.33 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Gpsdrive Gpsdrive 2.09 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Gpsdrive Gpsdrive 2.10 Pre2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gpsdrive Gpsdrive 4

- References For CVE-2008-5703 CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20081216 CVE id request: gpsdrive
BID 32887 GpsDrive Multiple Insecure Temporary File Creation Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-02-06 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5703

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