CVE-2004-2768

NameCVE-2004-2768
Descriptiondpkg 1.9.21 does not properly reset the metadata of a file during replacement of the file in a package upgrade, which might allow local users to gain privileges by creating a hard link to a vulnerable (1) setuid file, (2) setgid file, or (3) device, a related issue to CVE-2010-2059.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs225692

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dpkg (PTS)wheezy1.16.18fixed
wheezy (security)1.16.17fixed
jessie1.17.27fixed
jessie (security)1.17.26fixed
stretch1.18.24fixed
buster1.19.0.4fixed
sid1.19.0.5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dpkgsource(unstable)1.10.19high225692

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