CVE-2009-4135

NameCVE-2009-4135
DescriptionThe distcheck rule in dist-check.mk in GNU coreutils 5.2.1 through 8.1 allows local users to gain privileges via a symlink attack on a file in a directory tree under /tmp.
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

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
coreutils (PTS)stretch8.26-3fixed
buster8.30-3fixed
bookworm, bullseye, sid8.32-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
coreutilssource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- coreutils <not-affected> (this issue only affects the coreutils build process; bug #560898)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=545439

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