Symlink Race Conditions

In the 2000s I had found some minor symlink race conditions and wrote short advisories about each one.  For posterity I am posting them again here.  Also to raise the question, is mktemp used so commonly now that tmp symlink type vulnerabilities are no longer an issue?

Keep in mind this was from a while ago, I am hoping that my penmanship and technical skill level have risen since then.

Enjoy!

Prismstumbler 0.7.3 File Overwrite

x11amp ver .70 File Overwrite

Flying rev. 6.20 Read any file

Linberto v1.0.2 (Q-Bert clone) File Overwrite

~M

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s