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CVE-2008-1614 - Greyish Punch

Description

suPHP before 0.6.3 allows local users to gain privileges via (1) a race condition that involves multiple symlink changes to point a file owned by a different user or (2) a symlink to the directory of a different user which is used to determine privileges.

Reference

http://lists.marsching.biz/pipermail/suphp/2008-March/001750.html http://secunia.com/advisories/29615 http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1550 http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28568 http://secunia.com/advisories/29872 https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=439687 http://secunia.com/advisories/29648 https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00075.html https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00014.html http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1073/references https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41582