CVE-2014-1640

NameCVE-2014-1640
Descriptionaxiom-test.sh in axiom 20100701-1.1 uses tempfile 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 Bugs736358

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
axiom (PTS)jessie20140801-6fixed
stretch20140801-12fixed
bullseye, sid, buster20170501-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
axiomsource(unstable)20120501-17low736358

Notes

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

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