|Description||cvsbug in CVS 1.12.12 and earlier creates temporary files insecurely, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files and execute arbitrary code via a symlink attack.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)|
|Debian Bugs||324969, 325106|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
|bookworm, sid, bullseye||2:1.12.13+real-28||fixed|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
cvsbug was removed from the cvs binary package in 1:1.11.5-4.
The copy in the cvs source package was fixed in 1:1.12.9-15.