CVE-2009-3289

NameCVE-2009-3289
DescriptionThe g_file_copy function in glib 2.0 sets the permissions of a target file to the permissions of a symbolic link (777), which allows user-assisted local users to modify files of other users, as demonstrated by using Nautilus to modify the permissions of the user home directory.
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
glib2.0 (PTS)jessie2.42.1-1fixed
jessie (security)2.42.1-1+deb8u1fixed
stretch2.50.3-2fixed
buster2.58.3-2fixed
bullseye2.58.3-3fixed
sid2.60.5-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
glib2.0source(unstable)2.22.0-1low
glib2.0sourcelenny2.16.6-3medium

Notes

[etch] - glib2.0 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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