CVE-2008-4986

NameCVE-2008-4986
Descriptionwims 3.62 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on (a) /tmp/env#####, (b) /tmp/sed#####, and (c) /tmp/referer-home.log temporary files, related to the (1) coqweb and (2) account.sh scripts.
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NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs496387

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
wims (PTS)jessie1:4.08~dfsg1-1fixed
stretch1:4.13c~dfsg1-2fixed
buster, sid1:4.15d~dfsg1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
wimssource(unstable)3.62-13.1low496387

Notes

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

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