FreeBSD : ampache -- insecure temporary file usage (0ac68e68-d32b-11dd-b540-d1288664c17e)

High Nessus Plugin ID 35277


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Secunia reports :

A security issue has been reported in Ampache, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to perform certain actions with escalated privileges.

The security issue is caused due to the '' script handling temporary files in an insecure manner. This can be exploited via symlink attacks to overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the user running the script.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 35277

File Name: freebsd_pkg_0ac68e68d32b11ddb540d1288664c17e.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/12/29

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ampache, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/12/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/12/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3929

BID: 30875

Secunia: 31657

CWE: 59