Descriptionlib/prefs.tcl in Cecilia 2.0.5 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the csvers temporary file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs476321

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
cecilia (PTS)buster5.3.5-1fixed
bookworm, bullseye5.4.1-1fixed
sid, trixie5.4.1-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[etch] - cecilia <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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