CVE-2004-0851

NameCVE-2004-0851
DescriptionThe (1) write_list and (2) dump_curr_list functions in Net-Acct before 0.71 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-559-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
net-acct (PTS)wheezy, buster, sid, jessie, stretch0.71-9fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
net-acctsource(unstable)0.71-7low
net-acctsourcewoody0.71-5woody1lowDSA-559-1

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