CVE-ID

CVE-2003-0036

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
ml85p, as included in the printer-drivers package for Mandrake Linux, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files with predictable filenames of the form "mlg85p%d".
References
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Date Entry Created
20030121 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Modified (20080326)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(2) Armstrong, Green
NOOP(3) Cole, Cox, Jones
Comments (Legacy)
 Green> APPEARS IN MANDRAKE SECURITY ADVISORY MDKSA-2003:010
   THIS EXPLOIT DIFFERS FROM THE SYMLINK IN A SAMSUNG PRINTER REFERENCED IN CVE-2001-1177.

Proposed (Legacy)
20030317
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