CVE-2012-6114

NameCVE-2012-6114
DescriptionThe git-changelog utility in git-extras 1.7.0 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on (1) /tmp/changelog or (2) /tmp/.git-effort.
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
Debian Bugs698490

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
git-extras (PTS)jessie1.9.1-2fixed
stretch4.2.0-1fixed
buster4.6.0-1fixed
bullseye, sid5.1.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
git-extrassource(unstable)1.7.0-1.2698490

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