DescriptionInsecure use of temporary files in xbindkeys-config 0.1.3-2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
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 severityhigh
Debian Bugs772473

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xbindkeys-config (PTS)buster, jessie, stretch0.1.3-2vulnerable
bullseye, sid0.1.3-2.1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[jessie] - xbindkeys-config <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - xbindkeys-config <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - xbindkeys-config <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Not exploitable with kernel hardening since jessie

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