Upstream information

CVE-2008-4936 at MITRE

Description

faxspool in mgetty 1.1.36 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /tmp/faxsp.##### 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 6.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 442596 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12
  • g3utils >= 1.1.36-54.100
  • mgetty >= 1.1.36-54.100
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA g3utils
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • g3utils >= 1.1.36-26.31
  • mgetty >= 1.1.36-26.31
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 GA g3utils
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • g3utils >= 1.1.36-26.31
  • mgetty >= 1.1.36-26.31
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 GA g3utils
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • g3utils >= 1.1.36-26.31
  • mgetty >= 1.1.36-26.31
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 GA g3utils
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • g3utils >= 1.1.36-26.31
  • mgetty >= 1.1.36-26.31
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA g3utils
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
  • g3utils >= 1.1.36-54.75
  • mgetty >= 1.1.36-54.75
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA g3utils