Description(1) core/tests/, (2) core/tests/, (3) f2py/, and (4) lib/tests/ in NumPy before 1.8.1 allow local users to write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary file.
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 Bugs737778

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
python-numpy (PTS)jessie1:1.8.2-2fixed
buster, sid1:1.16.0~rc2-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


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