CVE-2015-5224

NameCVE-2015-5224
DescriptionThe mkostemp function in login-utils in util-linux when used incorrectly allows remote attackers to cause file name collision and possibly other attacks.
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 (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
util-linux (PTS)wheezy2.20.1-5.3vulnerable
jessie2.25.2-6vulnerable
stretch2.29.2-1fixed
buster2.30.2-0.1fixed
sid2.30.2-0.3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
util-linuxsource(unstable)2.27-1unimportant
util-linuxsourceexperimental2.27~rc2-2high

Notes

chfn/chsh not built in util-linux in Debian (--disable-chfn-chsh)
https://github.com/karelzak/util-linux/commit/bde91c85bdc77975155058276f99d2e0f5eab5a9 (v2.27-rc2)

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