NameCVE-2005-1916 in ekg 2005-06-05 and earlier allows local users to overwrite or create 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 bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-760-1, DTSA-4-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs317027, 318059

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ekg (PTS)jessie1:1.9~pre+r2855-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
ekgsource(unstable)1:1.5+20050712+1.6rc2-1low317027, 318059

Search for package or bug name: Reporting problems