CVE-2006-5297

NameCVE-2006-5297
DescriptionRace condition in the safe_open function in the Mutt mail client 1.5.12 and earlier, when creating temporary files in an NFS filesystem, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files due to limitations of the use of the O_EXCL flag on NFS filesystems.
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)
NVD severitylow
Debian Bugs396104

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mutt (PTS)stretch1.7.2-1+deb9u3fixed
stretch (security)1.7.2-1+deb9u5fixed
buster, buster (security)1.10.1-2.1+deb10u5fixed
bookworm, sid, bullseye2.0.5-4.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
muttsource(unstable)1.5.13-1.1low396104

Notes

[sarge] - mutt <no-dsa> (Minor issue, tmp dirs on NFS cause problems in many scenarios)

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