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CVE-2008-1687

Published: 9 April 2008

The (1) maketemp and (2) mkstemp builtin functions in GNU m4 before 1.4.11 do not quote their output when a file is created, which might allow context-dependent attackers to trigger a macro expansion, leading to unspecified use of an incorrect filename.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
m4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Ignored
(end of life)
edgy Ignored
(end of life, was needed)
feisty Ignored
(end of life, was needed)
gutsy Ignored
(end of life, was needed)
hardy Ignored
(end of life)
intrepid Not vulnerable
(1.4.11-1)
jaunty Not vulnerable
(1.4.11-1)
karmic Not vulnerable
(1.4.11-1)
lucid Not vulnerable
(1.4.11-1)
maverick Not vulnerable
(1.4.11-1)
natty Not vulnerable
(1.4.11-1)
oneiric Not vulnerable
(1.4.11-1)
precise Not vulnerable
(1.4.11-1)
quantal Not vulnerable
(1.4.11-1)
raring Not vulnerable
(1.4.11-1)
upstream
Released (1.4.11)