Descriptionsrc/common/ in Gajim 0.15 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary latex file, related to the get_tmpfile_name function.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2453-1, DSA-2453-2
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs668710

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gajim (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy0.15.1-4.1+deb7u2fixed
jessie (security), jessie0.16-1+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid0.16.6-1fixed

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

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