|Description||The DoCommand function in jhead.c in Matthias Wandel jhead 2.84 and earlier allows local users to delete arbitrary files via vectors involving a modified input filename in which (1) a final "z" character is replaced by a "t" character or (2) a final "t" character is replaced by a "z" character.|
|Source||CVE (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 severity||low (attack range: local)|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
|jhead (PTS)||jessie (security), jessie||1:2.97-1+deb8u1||fixed|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
|Package||Type||Release||Fixed Version||Urgency||Origin||Debian Bugs|
no issue, jhead is just unlinking the output file if it already exists, this is not following symlinks