Gajim Gajim 0 Debian Linux 6.0 sparc Debian Linux 6.0 s/390 Debian Linux 6.0 powerpc Debian Linux 6.0 mips Debian Linux 6.0 ia-64 Debian Linux 6.0 ia-32 Debian Linux 6.0 arm Debian Linux 6.0 amd64 Debian Linux 6.0 amd64
Gajim is prone to a vulnerability because it creates temporary files in an insecure manner.
An attacker with local access could potentially exploit this issue to perform symbolic-link attacks.
Successfully mounting a symlink attack may allow the attacker to corrupt sensitive files or gain access to sensitive information. Other attacks may also be possible.
Proof of Concept and Security Exploits
An attacker can use readily available commands to exploit this issue.
Solution: Updates are available. Please see the references for more information.