DescriptionIn Singular before 4.3.1, a predictable /tmp pathname is used (e.g., by, which allows local users to gain the privileges of other users via a procedure in a file under /tmp. NOTE: this CVE Record is about and similar files in the Singular interface that have predictable /tmp pathnames; this CVE Record is not about the lack of a safe temporary-file creation capability in the Singular language.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
singular (PTS)bullseye1:4.1.1-p2+ds-4vulnerable
sid, trixie1:4.4.0-p3+ds-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

Notes (Release-4-3-1)
Neutralised by kernel hardening (fs.protected_symlinks = 1)

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