CVE-2018-14329

NameCVE-2018-14329
DescriptionIn HTSlib 1.8, a race condition in cram/cram_io.c might allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.
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 severitylow (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
htslib (PTS)jessie1.1-1vulnerable
stretch1.3.2-2vulnerable
buster1.7-2vulnerable
sid1.9-6vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
htslibsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://github.com/samtools/htslib/issues/736
Neutralised by kernel hardening

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