Bug 1460137 - (CVE-2017-8108) CVE-2017-8108 lynis: Possible symlink attack on temporary file
CVE-2017-8108 lynis: Possible symlink attack on temporary file
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2017-06-09 04:26 EDT by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2017-06-09 04:28 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: lynis 2.5.0
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Description Adam Mariš 2017-06-09 04:26:25 EDT
Unspecified tests in Lynis before 2.5.0 allow local users to write to arbitrary files or possibly gain privileges via a symlink attack on a temporary file.

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https://cisofy.com/security/cve/cve-2017-8108/

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