CVE-2015-1194

NameCVE-2015-1194
Descriptionpax 1:20140703 allows remote attackers to write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack in an archive.
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 severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs774716

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pax (PTS)jessie1:20140703-2vulnerable
stretch1:20161104-2fixed
buster, sid1:20171021-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
paxsource(unstable)1:20160306-1low774716

Notes

[jessie] - pax <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - pax <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - pax <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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