CVE-2008-4553

NameCVE-2008-4553
Descriptionqemu-make-debian-root in qemu 0.9.1-5 on Debian GNU/Linux allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files and directories.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1657-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs496394

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
qemu (PTS)jessie (security), jessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u6fixed
stretch (security), stretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u4fixed
buster, sid1:2.12+dfsg-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qemusource(unstable)0.9.1-6low496394
qemusourceetch0.8.2-4etch2highDSA-1657-1

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