CVE-2008-5367

NameCVE-2008-5367
Descriptionip-up in ppp-udeb 2.4.4rel on Debian GNU/Linux allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/resolv.conf.tmp 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
ppp (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)2.4.5-5.1+deb7u2vulnerable
jessie2.4.6-3.1vulnerable
buster, sid, stretch2.4.7-1+4vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
pppsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

insecure temp file handling in udeb is not an issue, since it is during the installation

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