Descriptionlinux-patch-openswan 2.4.12 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on (a) /tmp/snap##### and (b) /tmp/nightly##### temporary files, related to the (1) maysnap and (2) maytest scripts.
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)
Debian Bugs496376

Vulnerable and fixed packages

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Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
openswan (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)1:2.6.37-3+deb7u1fixed

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