CVE-2008-5377

NameCVE-2008-5377
Descriptionpstopdf in CUPS 1.3.8 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/pstopdf.log temporary file, a different vulnerability than CVE-2001-1333.
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

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
cups (PTS)stretch2.2.1-8+deb9u6fixed
stretch (security)2.2.1-8+deb9u7fixed
buster2.2.10-6+deb10u4fixed
bullseye2.3.3op2-3+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid2.3.3op2-7fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
cupssource(unstable)1.3.8-1lenny1low
cupsyssource(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

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