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FreeBSD: cscope -- symlink attack vulnerability (CVE-2004-0996)

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FreeBSD: cscope -- symlink attack vulnerability (CVE-2004-0996)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
01/10/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/08/2014
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

main.c in cscope 15-4 and 15-5 creates temporary files with predictable filenames, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-cscope

References

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-cscope

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