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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2008-2266: UUDeview: Insecure temporary file creation

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2008-2266: UUDeview: Insecure temporary file creation

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/16/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

uulib/uunconc.c in UUDeview 0.5.20, as used in nzbget before 0.3.0 and possibly other products, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary filename generated by the tempnam function. NOTE: this may be a CVE-2004-2265 regression.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-text-uudeview
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-news-nntp-nzbget

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