CVE-2011-1144

LOW

Description

The installer in PEAR 1.9.2 and earlier allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the package.xml file, related to the (1) download_dir, (2) cache_dir, (3) tmp_dir, and (4) pear-build-download directories. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2011-1072.

References

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/02/28/5

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/01/4

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/01/5

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/01/7

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/01/8

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/01/9

http://pear.php.net/bugs/bug.php?id=18056

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/65911

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-03-03

Updated: 2017-08-17

Type: CWE-59

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.3

Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Impact Score: 4.9

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: LOW