CVE-2005-2656

NameCVE-2005-2656
DescriptionPolygen before 1.0.6 generates precompiled grammar objects with world-writable permissions, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (disk consumption) and possibly perform other unauthorized activities.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-794-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs325468

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
polygen (PTS)wheezy1.0.6.ds2-12fixed
jessie1.0.6.ds2-13.1fixed
stretch1.0.6.ds2-15fixed
buster1.0.6.ds2-16fixed
sid1.0.6.ds2-18fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
polygensource(unstable)1.0.6-9low325468
polygensourcesarge1.0.6-7sarge1lowDSA-794-1

Notes

Fix in -8 had problems

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