Bug 1460137 (CVE-2017-8108) - CVE-2017-8108 lynis: Possible symlink attack on temporary file
Summary: CVE-2017-8108 lynis: Possible symlink attack on temporary file
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Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: CVE-2017-8108
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-06-09 08:26 UTC by Adam Mariš
Modified: 2021-02-17 02:02 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: lynis 2.5.0
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Last Closed: 2017-06-09 08:28:17 UTC


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Description Adam Mariš 2017-06-09 08:26:25 UTC
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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