Upstream information

CVE-2005-3011 at MITRE

Description

The sort_offline function for texindex in texinfo 4.8 and earlier allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 1.2
Vector AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 120577 [RESOLVED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Open Enterprise Server
  • texinfo >= 4.6-61.4
suse91.x86-64
suse91.ppc
suse91.ia64
suse91.s390
YOU Patch Nr: 10515
SUSE LINUX 10.0
  • texinfo >= 4.8-9.2
SuSE Linux 9.0 for AMD64
SuSE Linux 9.0 for IA32
  • texinfo >= 4.5-127
SUSE LINUX 9.1 for IA32
SUSE LINUX 9.1 for x86-64
  • texinfo >= 4.6-61.4
SUSE LINUX 9.2
  • texinfo >= 4.7-6.2
SUSE LINUX 9.3
  • texinfo >= 4.8-7.2