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 bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1958-1
NVD severitymedium
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
bochs (PTS)stretch2.6-5fixed
buster2.6.9+dfsg-3fixed
bullseye, sid2.6.11+dfsg-3fixed
clamav (PTS)stretch0.102.3+dfsg-0~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)0.102.4+dfsg-0+deb9u1fixed
buster0.102.4+dfsg-0+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid0.102.4+dfsg-1fixed
collectd (PTS)stretch5.7.1-1.1fixed
buster5.8.1-1.3fixed
bullseye, sid5.11.0-7fixed
ggobi (PTS)bullseye, sid, buster, stretch2.1.11-2fixed
gnash (PTS)stretch0.8.11~git20160608-1.3fixed
gnu-smalltalk (PTS)stretch3.2.5-1fixed
bullseye, sid3.2.5-1.3fixed
graphicsmagick (PTS)stretch (security), stretch1.3.30+hg15796-1~deb9u4fixed
buster, buster (security)1.4+really1.3.35-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid1.4+really1.3.35+hg16297-1fixed
graphviz (PTS)stretch2.38.0-17fixed
buster2.40.1-6fixed
bullseye, sid2.42.2-4fixed
hamlib (PTS)stretch3.0.1-1fixed
buster3.3-5fixed
bullseye, sid3.3-10fixed
heartbeat (PTS)stretch1:3.0.6-5fixed
buster1:3.0.6-9fixed
bullseye, sid1:3.0.6-10fixed
hercules (PTS)stretch3.12-1fixed
buster3.13-1fixed
bullseye, sid3.13-3fixed
hypre (PTS)stretch2.11.1-3fixed
buster2.15.1-5fixed
bullseye, sid2.18.2-1fixed
imagemagick (PTS)stretch8:6.9.7.4+dfsg-11+deb9u8fixed
stretch (security)8:6.9.7.4+dfsg-11+deb9u10fixed
buster, buster (security)8:6.9.10.23+dfsg-2.1+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid8:6.9.11.24+dfsg-1fixed
jags (PTS)stretch4.2.0-2fixed
buster4.3.0-2fixed
bullseye, sid4.3.0-3fixed
lam (PTS)stretch7.1.4-3.1fixed
bullseye, sid, buster7.1.4-6fixed
libextractor (PTS)stretch (security), stretch1:1.3-4+deb9u3fixed
buster1:1.8-2fixed
bullseye, sid1:1.10-1fixed
libmcrypt (PTS)stretch2.5.8-3.3fixed
bullseye, sid, buster2.5.8-3.4fixed
libprelude (PTS)stretch1.0.0-11.9fixed
buster4.1.0-4.2fixed
bullseye, sid5.1.1-6fixed
libtool (PTS)stretch2.4.6-2fixed
buster2.4.6-9fixed
bullseye, sid2.4.6-14fixed
mp4h (PTS)stretch1.3.1-16fixed
bullseye, sid, buster1.3.1-17fixed
openmpi (PTS)stretch2.0.2-2fixed
buster3.1.3-11fixed
bullseye, sid4.0.5-5fixed
parser (PTS)stretch3.4.4-1fixed
buster3.4.5-4fixed
bullseye, sid3.4.5-8fixed
parser-mysql (PTS)stretch10.7-2fixed
buster10.7-4fixed
bullseye, sid10.7-5fixed
pdsh (PTS)bullseye, sid, buster, stretch2.31-3fixed
pinball (PTS)stretch0.3.1-13.6fixed
bullseye, sid, buster0.3.1-14.1fixed
proftpd-dfsg (PTS)stretch1.3.5b-4+deb9u5fixed
stretch (security)1.3.5e+r1.3.5b-4+deb9u2fixed
buster1.3.6-4+deb10u5fixed
buster (security)1.3.6-4+deb10u4fixed
bullseye, sid1.3.7a-1fixed
redland (PTS)bullseye, sid, buster, stretch1.0.17-1.1fixed
sdcc (PTS)stretch3.5.0+dfsg-2fixed
buster3.8.0+dfsg-2fixed
bullseye, sid4.0.0+dfsg-2fixed
siproxd (PTS)sid, buster, stretch1:0.8.1-4.1fixed
synfig (PTS)stretch1.0.2-1fixed
buster1.2.2-1fixed
bullseye, sid1.2.2+dfsg-3fixed
xmlsec1 (PTS)stretch1.2.23-0.1fixed
buster1.2.27-2fixed
bullseye1.2.28-2fixed
sid1.2.30-1fixed

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
graphvizsourcesqueeze2.26.3-5+squeeze1
graphvizsource(unstable)2.26.3-14low702436
guile-1.6source(unstable)1.6.8-7low559813
hamlibsourcelenny1.2.7.1-1+lenny1
hamlibsource(unstable)1.2.10-1low559814
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
libtoolsourceetch1.5.22-4+etch1DSA-1958-1
libtoolsourcelenny1.5.26-4+lenny1DSA-1958-1
libtoolsource(unstable)2.2.6b-1low559797
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)
redlandsourceetch(not affected)
redlandsourcelenny(not affected)
redlandsource(unstable)1.0.10-1low559826
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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