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CVE-2009-4664

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2009-09-18
Bugzilla: 524588: CVE-2009-4664 fwbuilder: Insecure temporary file handling in the generated iptables script

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Firewall Builder 3.0.4, 3.0.5, and 3.0.6, when running on Linux, allows local users to gain privileges via a symlink attack on an unspecified temporary file that is created by the iptables script.

Find out more about CVE-2009-4664 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 4.4
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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