94868 : cPanel Restore a Full Backup/cpmove File Feature Crafted Archive Restoration Symlink Arbitrary File Access
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cPanel contains a flaw as the 'Restore a Full Backup/cpmove File' feature creates temporary files insecurely. It is possible for a local attacker to use a symlink attack before a specially crafted archive restoration to gain access to arbitrary files.


Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Race Condition
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Solution: Solution Unknown
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Uncoordinated Disclosure
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OSVDB is not currently aware of a solution for this vulnerability.


cPanel, Inc.



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