CVE-2008-5394

2008-12-09T00:30:00
ID CVE-2008-5394
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2018-10-11T20:55:00

Description

/bin/login in shadow 4.0.18.1 in Debian GNU/Linux, and probably other Linux distributions, allows local users in the utmp group to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary file referenced in a line (aka ut_line) field in a utmp entry.