CVE-2014-0027

NameCVE-2014-0027
DescriptionThe play_wave_from_socket function in audio/auserver.c in Flite 1.4 allows local users to modify arbitrary files via a symlink attack on /tmp/awb.wav. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs734746

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
flite (PTS)wheezy1.4-release-6vulnerable
jessie1.4-release-12fixed
stretch2.0.0-release-3fixed
buster, sid2.0.0-release-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
flitesource(unstable)1.4-release-8low734746

Notes

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

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