CVE-2006-4248

NameCVE-2006-4248
Descriptionthttpd on Debian GNU/Linux, and possibly other distributions, allows local users to create or touch arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the start_thttpd temporary file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1205-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs396277
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
thttpd (PTS)squeeze2.25b-11fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
thttpdsource(unstable)2.23beta1-5high396277
thttpdsourcesarge2.23beta1-3sarge2highDSA-1205-1

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