CVE-2008-5150

NameCVE-2008-5150
Descriptionsample.sh in maildirsync 1.1 allows local users to append data to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /tmp/maildirsync-*.#####.log 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
maildirsync (PTS)wheezy1.2-1vulnerable
jessie1.2-1.1vulnerable
buster, sid, stretch1.2-2.2vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
maildirsyncsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

unsafe code is in example script

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