CVE-2008-1614

NameCVE-2008-1614
DescriptionsuPHP before 0.6.3 allows local users to gain privileges via (1) a race condition that involves multiple symlink changes to point a file owned by a different user, or (2) a symlink to the directory of a different user, which is used to determine privileges.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1550-1, DTSA-124-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs475431

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
suphp (PTS)wheezy0.7.1-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
suphpsource(unstable)0.6.2-2.1low475431
suphpsourceetch0.6.2-1+etch0mediumDSA-1550-1
suphpsourcelenny0.6.2-2+lenny0mediumDTSA-124-1

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