VladTheEnterprising Gem for Ruby /tmp/my.cnf.#{target_host} Symlink Multiple Impact

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VladTheEnterprising
CVE-2014-4995
osvdb.org
2014-06-30
2017-04-01 19:11
2017-01-05 20:15

Description

VladTheEnterprising Gem for Ruby contains a flaw as the program creates
temporary files insecurely. It is possible for a local attacker to use
a symlink attack against the /tmp/my.cnf.#{target_host} file they can
overwrite arbitrary files, gain access to the MySQL root password,
or inject arbitrary commands.

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Affected package information

Package Patched in Unaffected in
VladTheEnterprising None None