CVE-2014-1639

NameCVE-2014-1639
Descriptionsyncevo/installcheck-local.sh in syncevolution before 1.3.99.7 uses mktemp to create a safe temporary file but appends a suffix to the original filename and writes to this new filename, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the new filename.
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 (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs736357

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
syncevolution (PTS)jessie1.4.99.4-3fixed
stretch1.5.2-2fixed
buster, sid1.5.3-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
syncevolutionsource(unstable)1.3.99.7-1unimportant736357

Notes

Only exploitable during build time

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