CVE-2009-3736

NameCVE-2009-3736
Descriptionltdl.c in libltdl in GNU Libtool 1.5.x, and 2.2.6 before 2.2.6b, as used in Ham Radio Control Libraries, Q, and possibly other products, attempts to open a .la file in the current working directory, which allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1958-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs559797, 559800, 559801, 559803, 559806, 559808, 559809, 559811, 559813, 559814, 559815, 559816, 559818, 559819, 559821, 559822, 559823, 559824, 559825, 559826, 559827, 559828, 559829, 559831, 559832, 559833, 559834, 559835, 559836, 559837, 559840, 559843, 559844, 559845, 702436

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
babel (PTS)wheezy1.4.0.dfsg-8.1fixed
sid1.4.0.dfsg-8.2fixed
bochs (PTS)wheezy2.4.6-5fixed
jessie2.6-2fixed
stretch, sid2.6-5fixed
clamav (PTS)wheezy0.99+dfsg-0+deb7u2fixed
wheezy (security)0.99.2+dfsg-0+deb7u2fixed
jessie0.99.2+dfsg-0+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid0.99.2+dfsg-2fixed
collectd (PTS)wheezy5.1.0-3fixed
jessie5.4.1-6fixed
stretch5.5.1-4fixed
sid5.5.1-5fixed
ggobi (PTS)wheezy2.1.10-4fixed
jessie2.1.11-1fixed
stretch, sid2.1.11-2fixed
gnash (PTS)wheezy0.8.11~git20120629-1+deb7u1fixed
stretch, sid0.8.11~git20160608-1fixed
gnu-smalltalk (PTS)wheezy3.2.4-2fixed
jessie3.2.4-2.1fixed
sid3.2.5-1fixed
graphicsmagick (PTS)wheezy1.3.16-1.1fixed
wheezy (security)1.3.16-1.1+deb7u3fixed
jessie1.3.20-3+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid1.3.24-1fixed
graphviz (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy2.26.3-14+deb7u2fixed
jessie2.38.0-7fixed
stretch, sid2.38.0-14fixed
guile-1.6 (PTS)wheezy1.6.8-10.3fixed
hamlib (PTS)wheezy1.2.15.1-1fixed
jessie1.2.15.3-2fixed
stretch, sid3.0.1-1fixed
heartbeat (PTS)wheezy1:3.0.5-3fixed
jessie1:3.0.5+hg12629-1.2fixed
sid1:3.0.6-3fixed
hercules (PTS)wheezy3.07-2.2fixed
jessie3.07-2.3fixed
stretch, sid3.12-1fixed
hypre (PTS)wheezy2.8.0b-1fixed
jessie2.8.0b-2fixed
stretch, sid2.8.0b-3fixed
imagemagick (PTS)wheezy8:6.7.7.10-5+deb7u4fixed
wheezy (security)8:6.7.7.10-5+deb7u7fixed
jessie8:6.8.9.9-5+deb8u2fixed
jessie (security)8:6.8.9.9-5+deb8u3fixed
stretch, sid8:6.8.9.9-7.2fixed
jags (PTS)wheezy3.2.0-1fixed
jessie3.4.0-1fixed
stretch, sid4.2.0-1fixed
lam (PTS)wheezy7.1.4-3fixed
stretch, sid, jessie7.1.4-3.1fixed
libextractor (PTS)wheezy1:0.6.3-5fixed
jessie1:1.3-2fixed
stretch, sid1:1.3-4fixed
libmcrypt (PTS)wheezy2.5.8-3.1fixed
stretch, sid, jessie2.5.8-3.3fixed
libprelude (PTS)wheezy1.0.0-9fixed
jessie1.0.0-11.4fixed
stretch, sid1.0.0-11.7fixed
libtool (PTS)wheezy2.4.2-1.1fixed
jessie2.4.2-1.11fixed
stretch, sid2.4.6-0.1fixed
mp4h (PTS)wheezy1.3.1-6fixed
jessie1.3.1-9fixed
stretch, sid1.3.1-15fixed
openmpi (PTS)wheezy1.4.5-1fixed
jessie1.6.5-9.1fixed
stretch, sid1.10.3-3fixed
parser (PTS)wheezy3.4.2-2fixed
jessie3.4.3-4fixed
stretch, sid3.4.4-1fixed
parser-mysql (PTS)wheezy10.4-1fixed
jessie10.6-2fixed
stretch, sid10.7-1fixed
pdsh (PTS)wheezy2.27-2fixed
stretch, sid, jessie2.31-3fixed
pinball (PTS)wheezy0.3.1-13.1fixed
jessie0.3.1-13.2fixed
stretch, sid0.3.1-13.5fixed
proftpd-dfsg (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy1.3.4a-5+deb7u3fixed
jessie (security), jessie1.3.5-1.1+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid1.3.5a-1fixed
redland (PTS)wheezy1.0.15-1fixed
stretch, sid, jessie1.0.17-1fixed
sdcc (PTS)wheezy3.1.0+dfsg-1fixed
jessie3.4.0+dfsg-2fixed
stretch, sid3.5.0+dfsg-2fixed
siproxd (PTS)wheezy1:0.8.1-3fixed
jessie1:0.8.1-4fixed
sid1:0.8.1-4.1fixed
synfig (PTS)wheezy0.63.05-1fixed
jessie0.64.2-1fixed
stretch, sid1.0.2-1fixed
xmlsec1 (PTS)wheezy1.2.18-2fixed
stretch, sid, jessie1.2.20-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
artssource(unstable)(not affected)
babelsource(unstable)1.4.0.dfsg-5low559843
bochssource(unstable)(not affected)
camservsource(unstable)(unfixed)low559800
clamavsource(unstable)0.95+dfsg-1low559832
collectdsource(unstable)4.8.2-1low559801
cvsntsource(unstable)2.5.04.3236-1.2low559803
ggobisource(unstable)2.1.9~20091212-1low559806
gnashsource(unstable)0.8.7-2low559808
gnu-smalltalksource(unstable)3.1-2low559809
graphicsmagicksource(unstable)1.3.5-6low559811
graphvizsource(unstable)2.26.3-14low702436
graphvizsourcesqueeze2.26.3-5+squeeze1medium
guile-1.6source(unstable)1.6.8-7low559813
hamlibsource(unstable)1.2.10-1low559814
hamlibsourcelenny1.2.7.1-1+lenny1medium
heartbeatsource(unstable)2.1.4-7unimportant559845
herculessource(unstable)3.06-1.2low559815
hypresource(unstable)2.4.0b-5low559834
imagemagicksource(unstable)6:6.2.3.1-1low559833
jagssource(unstable)1.0.4-1low559816
kdelibssource(unstable)(not affected)
lamsource(unstable)7.1.2-1.6low559835
libannodexsource(unstable)(unfixed)low559818
libextractorsource(unstable)0.5.23+dfsg-4low559819
libmcryptsource(unstable)(not affected)
libpreludesource(unstable)0.9.14-2low559844
libtoolsource(unstable)2.2.6b-1low559797
libtoolsourceetch1.5.22-4+etch1mediumDSA-1958-1
libtoolsourcelenny1.5.26-4+lenny1mediumDSA-1958-1
libtunepimpsource(unstable)0.5.3-7.3low559821
mp4hsource(unstable)1.3.1-4.1low559822
naimsource(unstable)(unfixed)low559823
openmpisource(unstable)1.3.3-4low559836
parsersource(unstable)3.4.0-2unimportant559837
parser-mysqlsource(unstable)10.3-2unimportant559824
pdshsource(unstable)(not affected)
pinballsource(unstable)0.3.1-11low559825
proftpd-dfsgsource(unstable)(not affected)
redlandsource(unstable)1.0.10-1low559826
redlandsourceetch(not affected)
redlandsourcelenny(not affected)
sdccsource(unstable)2.9.0-5low559840
siproxdsource(unstable)1:0.8.1-1low559827
skisource(unstable)(unfixed)low559828
synfigsource(unstable)0.62.00-1low559829
xmlsec1source(unstable)1.2.14-1unimportant559831

Notes

- arts <not-affected> (Uses absolute path to the sound backend)
- bochs <not-affected> (additional hardening in this package prevents this type of attack; bug #559799)
requested camserv removal
[lenny] - camserv <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[etch] - camserv <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[lenny] - collectd <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[etch] - collectd <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[etch] - cvsnt <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[lenny] - cvsnt <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[etch] - ggobi <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[lenny] - ggobi <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[lenny] - gnash <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[lenny] - gnu-smalltalk <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[etch] - gnu-smalltalk <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[lenny] - graphicsmagick <no-dsa> (Minor issue, can be fixed along with later updates)
[etch] - graphicsmagick <no-dsa> (Minor issue, can be fixed along with later updates)
[etch] - guile-1.6 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[lenny] - guile-1.6 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[etch] - hamlib <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[lenny] - hercules <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[etch] - hercules <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
- kdelibs <not-affected> (dl_open open loads from fixed paths)
[lenny] - libannodex <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[etch] - libannodex <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[etch] - libextractor <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[lenny] - libextractor <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
- libmcrypt <not-affected> (not included in any of the binary packages; bug #559820)
[lenny] - libtunepimp <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[etch] - libtunepimp <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[etch] - mp4h <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[lenny] - mp4h <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[lenny] - naim <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[etch] - naim <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[lenny] - pinball <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[etch] - pinball <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[etch] - redland <not-affected> (Versions prior to 1.0.9 don't use libtool/libltdl)
[lenny] - redland <not-affected> (Versions prior to 1.0.9 don't use libtool/libltdl)
[lenny] - siproxd <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[etch] - siproxd <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[lenny] - synfig <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Embedded code copy isn't used
[lenny] - clamav <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[etch] - clamav <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[lenny] - imagemagick <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[etch] - imagemagick <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[etch] - hypre <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[lenny] - hypre <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[lenny] - lam <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[etch] - lam <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[lenny] - openmpi <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[etch] - openmpi <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
users with write access can modify configuration to load new extensions, see #559837
- pdsh <not-affected> (Only loads from /usr/lib/pdsh, which is controlled by root)
[lenny] - sdcc <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[etch] - sdcc <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
- proftpd-dfsg <not-affected> (Only loads from /usr/lib/proftpd)
[lenny] - babel <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[etch] - libprelude <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
the dlopened path is always below /usr/lib/heartbeat, which isn't under control of an attacker
From Squeeze onwards the system copy of ltdl is used, use the current version from Squeeze,
might've been fixed earlier

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