CVE-2008-4936

NameCVE-2008-4936
Descriptionfaxspool in mgetty 1.1.36 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /tmp/faxsp.##### 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)
Debian Bugs496403

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mgetty (PTS)stretch (security), stretch1.1.36-3+deb9u1fixed
buster1.2.1-1fixed
bullseye1.2.1-1.1fixed
bookworm, sid1.2.1-1.2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mgettysource(unstable)1.1.36-1.3low496403

Notes

[etch] - mgetty <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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