CVE-2008-2378

NameCVE-2008-2378
DescriptionUntrusted search path vulnerability in hfkernel in hf 0.7.3 and 0.8 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse killall program in a directory in the PATH, related to improper handling of the -k option.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1668-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs504182

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
hfsource(unstable)0.8-8.1medium504182
hfsourceetch0.7.3-4etch1highDSA-1668-1

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