CVE-2008-5144

NameCVE-2008-5144
Descriptionnvidia-cg-toolkit-installer in nvidia-cg-toolkit 2.0.0015 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/nvidia-cg-toolkit-manifest 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)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nvidia-cg-toolkit (PTS)wheezy/non-free3.1.0013-1vulnerable
jessie/non-free, stretch/non-free3.1.0013-2vulnerable
buster/non-free, sid/non-free3.1.0013-4vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
nvidia-cg-toolkitsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

-installer can be run from postinst but unsafe code is only executed when a special option is used when manually running the installer

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