CVE-2010-1160

NameCVE-2010-1160
DescriptionGNU nano before 2.2.4 does not verify whether a file has been changed before it is overwritten in a file-save operation, which allows local user-assisted attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on an attacker-owned file that is being edited by the victim.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs577817

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nano (PTS)bullseye5.4-2+deb11u3fixed
bookworm7.2-1+deb12u1fixed
trixie8.0-1fixed
sid8.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
nanosourcelenny2.0.7-5
nanosource(unstable)2.2.4-1low577817

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