DescriptionopenCryptoki before 2.4.1, when using spinlocks, allows local users to create or set world-writable permissions on arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the (1) .pkapi_xpk or (2) .pkcs11spinloc file in /tmp.
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: remote)
Debian Bugs689417

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
opencryptoki (PTS)wheezy, jessie2.3.1+dfsg-3vulnerable
buster, sid3.8.1+dfsg-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[jessie] - opencryptoki <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - opencryptoki <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - opencryptoki <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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