NameCVE-2008-5149 in libncbi6 6.1.20080302 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /tmp/##### temporary file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ncbi-tools6 (PTS)buster6.1.20170106+dfsg1-0+deb10u2fixed
sid, trixie, bookworm6.1.20170106+dfsg1-10fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


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