CVE-2008-4477

NameCVE-2008-4477
Descriptionalert.d/test.alert in mon 0.99.2 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the test.alert.log temporary file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1648-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs496398

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mon (PTS)wheezy1.2.0-6fixed
jessie1.2.0-9fixed
stretch1.2.0-9+nmu4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
monsource(unstable)0.99.2-13medium496398
monsourceetch0.99.2-9+etch2highDSA-1648-1

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