CVE-2008-5141

NameCVE-2008-5141
Descriptionflamethrower in flamethrower 0.1.8 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /tmp/multicast.tar.##### temporary file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1676-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs506350

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
flamethrower (PTS)wheezy, jessie0.1.8-3fixed
buster, stretch, sid0.1.8-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
flamethrowersource(unstable)0.1.8-2low506350
flamethrowersourceetch0.1.8-1+etch1mediumDSA-1676-1

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