Upstream information

CVE-2008-4639 at MITRE

Description

jhead.c in Matthias Wandel jhead 2.84 and earlier allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 435979 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 11.0
  • jhead-debuginfo >= 2.82-11.3
  • jhead-debugsource >= 2.82-11.3
openSUSE 11.0
  • jhead >= 2.82-11.3
openSUSE 11.1
  • jhead >= 2.84-1.24.1
  • jhead-debuginfo >= 2.84-1.24.1
  • jhead-debugsource >= 2.84-1.24.1
openSUSE 11.1
  • jhead >= 2.84-1.24.1