DescriptionThe init script ( in sysstat 5.1.2 up to 7.1.6 creates /tmp/ insecurely, which allows local users to execute arbitrary code.
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 severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
sysstat (PTS)jessie11.0.1-1fixed
buster, sid12.0.3-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
sysstatsource(unstable)(not affected)


- sysstat <not-affected> (We have our own init script not prone to this vulnerability)

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