DescriptionMultiple untrusted search path vulnerabilities in dstat before 0.7.0 allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse Python module in (1) the current working directory or (2) a certain subdirectory of the current working 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
Debian Bugs557989

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dstat (PTS)jessie, stretch0.7.2-4fixed
bullseye, sid0.7.4-6fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[lenny] - dstat <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[etch] - dstat <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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