CVE-2009-1215

NameCVE-2009-1215
DescriptionRace condition in GNU screen 4.0.3 allows local users to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/screen-exchange 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)
Debian Bugs521123

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
screen (PTS)stretch4.5.0-6fixed
stretch (security)4.5.0-6+deb9u1fixed
buster, buster (security)4.6.2-3+deb10u1fixed
bullseye4.8.0-6fixed
bookworm, sid4.9.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
screensourceetch(not affected)
screensourcelenny4.0.3-11+lenny1
screensource(unstable)4.0.3-13low521123

Notes

[etch] - screen <not-affected> (etch version predates #433338)

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