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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-3616

The getSkillname function in the eve module in Conky 1.8.1 and earlier allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on /tmp/.cesf.
Publish Date : 2011-11-04 Last Update Date : 2012-03-12
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-3616

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Conky Conky 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Conky Conky 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Conky Conky 1.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Conky Conky 1.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Conky Conky 1.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Conky Conky 1.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Conky Conky 1.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Conky Conky 1.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Conky Conky 1.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Conky Conky 1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Conky Conky 1.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Conky Conky 1.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Conky Conky 1.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Conky Conky 1.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Conky Conky 1.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Conky Conky 1.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Conky Conky 1.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Conky Conky 1.4.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Conky Conky 1.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Conky Conky 1.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Conky Conky 1.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Conky Conky 1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Conky Conky 1.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Conky Conky 1.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Conky Conky Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Conky Conky 1.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Conky Conky 1.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Conky Conky 1.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Conky Conky 28

- References For CVE-2011-3616
MLIST [oss-security] 20111009 CVE Request -- Conky 1.8.1 CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20111010 Re: CVE Request -- Conky 1.8.1
GENTOO GLSA-201110-09

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-3616

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

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