DescriptionThe undo save quit routine in the kernel in Blender 2.5, 2.63a, and earlier allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the quit.blend temporary file. NOTE: this issue might be a regression of CVE-2008-1103.
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 severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs584621

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
blender (PTS)jessie2.72.b+dfsg0-3vulnerable
jessie (security)2.72.b+dfsg0-3+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch2.79.b+dfsg0-1~deb9u1vulnerable
buster, sid2.79.b+dfsg0-6vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[squeeze] - blender <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - blender <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Neutralised by kernel temp hardening

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