CVE-2014-1838

NameCVE-2014-1838
DescriptionThe (1) extract_keys_from_pdf and (2) fill_pdf functions in pdf_ext.py in logilab-commons before 0.61.0 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files and possibly have other unspecified impact via a symlink attack on /tmp/toto.fdf.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs737051

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
logilab-common (PTS)wheezy0.58.0-1vulnerable
jessie0.62.0-1fixed
buster, sid, stretch1.3.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
logilab-commonsource(unstable)0.61.0-1low737051

Notes

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

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