CVE-2008-4639

NameCVE-2008-4639
Descriptionjhead.c in Matthias Wandel jhead 2.84 and earlier allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary file.
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)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
jhead (PTS)wheezy1:2.95-1fixed
wheezy (security)1:2.95-1+deb7u1fixed
jessie (security), jessie1:2.97-1+deb8u1fixed
stretch1:3.00-4fixed
buster, sid1:3.00-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
jheadsource(unstable)2.84-1low

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