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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-5256

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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-5256

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/26/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The AcquireDaemonLock function in ipcdUnix.cpp in Sun Innotek VirtualBox before 2.0.6 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /tmp/.vbox-$USER-ipc/lock temporary file.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-virtualbox
  • suse-upgrade-virtualbox-guest-tools
  • suse-upgrade-virtualbox-ose
  • suse-upgrade-virtualbox-ose-guest-tools
  • suse-upgrade-xorg-x11-driver-virtualbox
  • suse-upgrade-xorg-x11-driver-virtualbox-ose

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