CVE CVE-2008-4996 Mappings

init in initramfs-tools 0.92f allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/initramfs.debug temporary file. NOTE: the vendor disputes this vulnerability, stating that "init is [used in] a single-user context; there's no possibility that this is exploitable.


Capability ID Capability Description Mapping Type ATT&CK ID ATT&CK Name
CVE-2008-4996 n/a uncategorized T1068 Exploitation for Privilege Escalation
CVE-2008-4996 n/a uncategorized T1565.001 Stored Data Manipulation