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 (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
lynis (PTS)wheezy1.3.0-1fixed
jessie1.6.3-1vulnerable
stretch2.4.0-1vulnerable
buster, sid2.6.2-1fixed

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

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

Notes

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

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