CVE-2018-7441

NameCVE-2018-7441
DescriptionLeptonica through 1.75.3 uses hardcoded /tmp pathnames, which might allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files or have unspecified other impact by creating files in advance or winning a race condition, as demonstrated by /tmp/junk_split_image.ps in prog/splitimage2pdf.c.
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
leptonlib (PTS)jessie1.71-2.1vulnerable
stretch1.74.1-1vulnerable
buster, sid1.76.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
leptonlibsource(unstable)1.76.0-1unimportant

Notes

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts/2018/02/msg00054.html
Neutralised by kernel hardening

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