CVE-2008-4939

NameCVE-2008-4939
Descriptionapertium 3.0.7 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on (a) /tmp/#####.lex.cc, (b) /tmp/#####.deformat.l, (c) /tmp/#####.reformat.l, (d) /tmp/#####docxorig, (e) /tmp/#####docxsalida.zip, (f) /tmp/#####xlsxembed, (g) /tmp/#####xlsxorig, and (h) /tmp/#####xslxsalida.zip temporary files, related to the (1) apertium-gen-deformat, (2) apertium-gen-reformat, and (3) apertium scripts.
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Debian Bugs496395

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
apertium (PTS)buster3.5.2-1fixed
bullseye3.7.1-1fixed
bookworm, sid3.8.2-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
apertiumsource(unstable)3.0.7+1-1.1low496395

Notes

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

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