Symlink File Overwrite Affecting vladtheenterprising Open this link in a new tab package, versions >=0.0.0


0.0
high
  • Attack Complexity

    High

  • Confidentiality

    High

  • Integrity

    High

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-RUBY-VLADTHEENTERPRISING-20183

  • 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.