CVE-ID

CVE-2008-5313

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
mailscanner 4.68.8 and other versions before 4.74.16-1 might allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on certain temporary files used by the (1) f-prot-autoupdate, (2) clamav-autoupdate, (3) avast-autoupdate, and (4) f-prot-6-autoupdate scripts in /etc/MailScanner/autoupdate/; the (5) bitdefender-wrapper, (6) kaspersky-wrapper, (7) clamav-wrapper, and (8) rav-wrapper scripts in /etc/MailScanner/wrapper/; the (9) Quarantine.pm, (10) TNEF.pm, (11) MessageBatch.pm, (12) WorkArea.pm, and (13) SA.pm scripts in /usr/share/MailScanner/MailScanner/; (14) /usr/sbin/MailScanner; and (15) scripts that load the /etc/MailScanner/mailscanner.conf.with.mcp configuration file.
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Date Entry Created
20081203 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)
Assigned (20081203)
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Proposed (Legacy)
N/A
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