CVE-2007-3103

NameCVE-2007-3103
DescriptionThe init.d script for the X.Org X11 xfs font server on various Linux distributions might allow local users to change the permissions of arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/.font-unix temporary file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1342-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xfs (PTS)wheezy1:1.0.8-7fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xfssource(unstable)1:1.0.8-2.1low
xfssourceetch1:1.0.1-6mediumDSA-1342-1

Notes

i've checked 1.0.8, and this problem is no longer present

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