DescriptionOpenFabrics ibutils 1.5.7 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on (1) ibdiagnet.db, (2) ibdiagnet.fdbs, (3) ibdiagnet_ibis.log, (4) ibdiagnet.log, (5) ibdiagnet.lst, (6) ibdiagnet.mcfdbs, (7) ibdiagnet.pkey, (8) ibdiagnet.psl, (9) ibdiagnet.slvl, or (10) in /tmp/.
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NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs704063

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ibutils (PTS)stretch1.5.7-5fixed
bookworm, sid, bullseye1.5.7+0.2.gbd7e502-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


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

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