CVE-2017-8108

NameCVE-2017-8108
DescriptionUnspecified tests in Lynis before 2.5.0 allow local users to write to arbitrary files or possibly gain privileges via a symlink attack on a temporary file.
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

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
lynis (PTS)stretch2.4.0-1vulnerable
buster2.6.2-1fixed
bullseye, sid3.0.0-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
lynissourcewheezy(not affected)
lynissource(unstable)2.5.0-1unimportant

Notes

[wheezy] - lynis <not-affected> (Vulnerable code do not exist)
Neutralised by kernel hardening

Search for package or bug name: Reporting problems