CVE-2012-3500

NameCVE-2012-3500
Descriptionscripts/annotate-output.sh in devscripts before 2.12.2, as used in rpmdevtools before 8.3, allows local users to modify arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the temporary (1) standard output or (2) standard error output file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2549-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
devscripts (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)2.10.69+squeeze4fixed
wheezy (security), wheezy2.12.6+deb7u2fixed
jessie2.15.3fixed
stretch, sid2.15.8fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
devscriptssource(unstable)2.12.2low
devscriptssourcesqueeze2.10.69+squeeze4lowDSA-2549-1

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