CVE-2008-5155

NameCVE-2008-5155
Descriptionmail2sms.sh in smsclient 2.0.8z allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a (1) /tmp/header.##### or (2) /tmp/body.##### temporary file, or append data to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the (3) /tmp/sms.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 severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs498901

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
smsclient (PTS)wheezy, jessie2.0.8z-10vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
smsclientsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant498901

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