Symlink File Overwrite Affecting vladtheenterprising package, versions >=0.0.0


0.0
medium

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    Integrity High
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NVD
5.5 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-RUBY-VLADTHEENTERPRISING-20180
  • published 29 Jun 2014
  • disclosed 29 Jun 2014
  • credit Unknown

Overview

VladTheEnterprising is a series of packages to help using the Vlad gem to manage "enterprise" environments. Affected versions of this Gem contain a flaw causing the program to create temporary files insecurely. It is possible for a local attacker to use a symlink attack against the /tmp/my.cnf.#{target_host} file they can overwrite arbitrary files, gain access to the MySQL root password, or inject arbitrary commands.