Upstream information

CVE-2008-4640 at MITRE

Description

The DoCommand function in jhead.c in Matthias Wandel jhead 2.84 and earlier allows local users to delete arbitrary files via vectors involving a modified input filename in which (1) a final "z" character is replaced by a "t" character or (2) a final "t" character is replaced by a "z" character.

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 3.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
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