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CVE-2007-6131

Published: 26 November 2007

buttonpressed.sh in scanbuttond 0.2.3 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the (1) scan.pnm and (2) scan.jpg temporary files.

Notes

AuthorNote
jdstrand
giving medium priority because this is likely to be run as root
fujitsu
negligible as the code is commented out and in an example script

Priority

Negligible

Status

Package Release Status
scanbuttond
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

edgy Ignored
(end of life, was needed)
feisty Ignored
(end of life, was needed)
gutsy Ignored
(end of life, was needed)
hardy
Released (0.2.3-6)
intrepid
Released (0.2.3-6)
upstream Needs triage