Descriptionppc64-diag 2.6.1 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack related to (1) rtas_errd/diag_support.c and /tmp/get_dt_files, (2) scripts/ppc64_diag_mkrsrc and /tmp/diagSEsnap/snapH.tar.gz, or (3) lpd/test/ and /var/tmp/ras.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
ppc64-diag (PTS)buster2.7.4-2fixed
bookworm, sid2.7.9-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


Issue partially fixed in 2.7.1-1, but not all parts fixed
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