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Date: Sun, 18 May 2008 07:54:48 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE id request: uudeview

Name: CVE-2008-2266
Status: Candidate
Reference: MLIST:[oss-security] 20080514 Re: CVE id request: uudeview
Reference: URL:
Reference: MISC:
Reference: BID:29211
Reference: URL:
Reference: SECUNIA:30171
Reference: URL:

uulib/uunconc.c in UUDeview 0.5.20 allows local users to overwrite
arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary filename generated
by the tempnam function.  NOTE: this may be a CVE-2004-2265 regression.

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