CVE-2005-2672

NameCVE-2005-2672
Descriptionpwmconfig in LM_sensors before 2.9.1 creates temporary files insecurely, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the fancontrol temporary file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-814-1, DTSA-17-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs324193

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
lm-sensors (PTS)wheezy1:3.3.2-2+deb7u1fixed
jessie1:3.3.5-2fixed
stretch, sid1:3.4.0-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
lm-sensorssource(unstable)1:2.9.1-7medium324193
lm-sensorssourceetch1:2.9.1-6etch1lowDTSA-17-1
lm-sensorssourcesarge1:2.9.1-1sarge2lowDSA-814-1324193
lm-sensorssourcewoody(not affected)DSA-814-1

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