CVE-2014-0476

NameCVE-2014-0476
DescriptionThe slapper function in chkrootkit before 0.50 does not properly quote file paths, which allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a Trojan horse executable. NOTE: this is only a vulnerability when /tmp is not mounted with the noexec option.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDLA-0002-1, DSA-2945-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian/oldoldstablepackage chkrootkit is vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
chkrootkit (PTS)squeeze0.49-4vulnerable
squeeze (lts)0.49-4+deb6u1fixed
wheezy, wheezy (security)0.49-4.1+deb7u2fixed
jessie0.50-3fixed
stretch, sid0.50-3.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
chkrootkitsource(unstable)0.49-5low
chkrootkitsourcesqueeze0.49-4+deb6u1low
chkrootkitsourcewheezy0.49-4.1+deb7u2lowDSA-2945-1

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