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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1570

Race condition in the create_lockpath function in policyd-weight 0.1.14 beta-16 allows local users to modify or delete arbitrary files by creating the LOCKPATH directory, then modifying it after the symbolic link check occurs. NOTE: this is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2008-1569.
Publish Date : 2008-03-31 Last Update Date : 2017-08-08
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 362

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1531 policyd-weight -- insecure temporary files oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8031 unix
DSA-1531-2 policyd-weight - insecure temporary files oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20303 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-1570

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Policyd-weight Policyd-weight 0.1.14 Beta-14 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Policyd-weight Policyd-weight 1

- References For CVE-2008-1570 CONFIRM
GENTOO GLSA-200804-11
OSVDB 43888
XF policydweight-createlockpath-race-condition(41570)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1570

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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