CVE-2005-1856

NameCVE-2005-1856
DescriptionThe CD-burning feature in backup-manager 0.5.8 and earlier uses a fixed filename in a world-writable directory for logging, which allows local users to overwrite files via a symlink attack.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-787-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs315582

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
backup-manager (PTS)jessie, wheezy0.7.10.1-2fixed
stretch, sid0.7.12-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
backup-managersource(unstable)0.5.8-2low315582
backup-managersourcesarge0.5.7-1sarge1mediumDSA-787-1

Notes

maybe a duplicate of CVE-2005-2212, author contacted

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