DescriptionThe Red Hat script for kexec-tools, as distributed in the kexec-tools before 2.0.7-19 packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux, allows local users to write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
kexec-tools (PTS)buster1:2.0.18-1fixed
sid, trixie1:2.0.27-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
kexec-toolssource(unstable)(not affected)


- kexec-tools <not-affected> (Vulnerable script not present in the Debian package)

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