CVE-2014-5254

NameCVE-2014-5254
Descriptionxcfa before 5.0.1 creates temporary files insecurely which could allow local users to launch a symlink attack and overwrite arbitrary files.
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
Debian Bugs756600

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xcfa (PTS)jessie4.3.8-1vulnerable
bullseye, sid, buster, stretch5.0.2-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xcfasource(unstable)5.0.1-1unimportant756600

Notes

Not exploitable with kernel hardening since wheezy

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