CVE-2013-1444

NameCVE-2013-1444
DescriptionA certain Debian patch for txt2man 1.5.5, as used in txt2man 1.5.5-2, 1.5.5-4, and others, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on /tmp/2222.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs724614

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
txt2man (PTS)buster1.6.0-5fixed
bullseye1.7.1-1+deb11u1fixed
trixie, sid, bookworm1.7.1-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
txt2mansource(unstable)1.5.5-4.1724614

Notes

[wheezy] - txt2man <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - txt2man <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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