Descriptionxcfa before 5.0.1 creates temporary files insecurely which could allow local users to launch a symlink attack and overwrite arbitrary files. Note: A different vulnerability than CVE-2014-5254.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs756600

Vulnerable and fixed packages

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Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xcfa (PTS)buster5.0.2-1fixed
bookworm, sid5.0.2-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


Neutralised by kernel temp hardening

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