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; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2549-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
devscripts (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy2.12.6+deb7u2fixed
jessie2.15.3fixed
stretch, sid2.16.5fixed

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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