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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2008-5371: Screenie: Insecure temporary file usage

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2008-5371: Screenie: Insecure temporary file usage

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
12/08/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

screenie in screenie 1.30.0 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /tmp/.screenie.##### temporary file.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-misc-screenie

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