CVE-2014-0027

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2014-01-10
CWE:
CWE-377
Bugzilla:
1048678: CVE-2014-0027 flite: insecure temporary file use

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The play_wave_from_socket function in audio/auserver.c in Flite 1.4 allows local users to modify arbitrary files via a symlink attack on /tmp/awb.wav. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Find out more about CVE-2014-0027 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 3.6
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 flite Not affected

Acknowledgements

This issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of the Red Hat Product Security Team.