NameCVE-2008-5150 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 advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
maildirsync (PTS)buster1.2-2.2vulnerable
bookworm, sid1.2-4vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


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