Upstream information

CVE-2009-1962 at MITRE

Description

Xfig, possibly 3.2.5, allows local users to read and write arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the (1) xfig-eps[PID], (2) xfig-pic[PID].pix, (3) xfig-pic[PID].err, (4) xfig-pcx[PID].pix, (5) xfig-xfigrc[PID], (6) xfig[PID], (7) xfig-print[PID], (8) xfig-export[PID].err, (9) xfig-batch[PID], (10) xfig-exp[PID], or (11) xfig-spell.[PID] temporary files, where [PID] is a process ID.

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 4.4
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 510839 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12
  • xfig >= 3.2.5c-2.8
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 GA xfig
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1
  • xfig >= 3.2.5c-2.8
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1 GA xfig
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2
  • xfig >= 3.2.5c-2.8
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2 GA xfig
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3
  • xfig >= 3.2.5c-2.8
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP3 GA xfig
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • xfig >= 3.2.6-1.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA xfig