CVE-2008-1569

NameCVE-2008-1569
Descriptionpolicyd-weight 0.1.14 beta-16 and earlier allows local users to modify or delete arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files that are used when creating a socket.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1531-2
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
policyd-weight (PTS)wheezy0.1.15.2-5+wheezy2fixed
jessie0.1.15.2-10fixed
buster, sid, stretch0.1.15.2-12fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
policyd-weightsource(unstable)0.1.14.17-1low
policyd-weightsourceetch0.1.14-beta-6etch2lowDSA-1531-2

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