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CVE-2008-1694

Published: 22 April 2008

vcdiff in Emacs 20.7 to 22.1.50, when used with SCCS, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
xemacs21
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (21.4.21-4)
dapper
Released (21.4.18-1ubuntu1.1)
feisty
Released (21.4.19-2ubuntu0.1)
gutsy
Released (21.4.20-1.1ubuntu0.1)
hardy
Released (21.4.21-1ubuntu3.1)
intrepid Not vulnerable
(21.4.21-4ubuntu1)
jaunty Not vulnerable
(21.4.21-4ubuntu1)
karmic Not vulnerable
(21.4.22-2ubuntu1)
emacs21
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (21.4a+1-5.4)
dapper
Released (21.4a-3ubuntu2.2)
feisty
Released (21.4a+1-2ubuntu1.2)
gutsy
Released (21.4a+1-5ubuntu4.1)
hardy
Released (21.4a+1-5.3ubuntu1.1)
intrepid Not vulnerable
(21.4a+1-5.4ubuntu1)
jaunty Not vulnerable
(21.4a+1-5.4ubuntu1)
karmic Does not exist

emacs22
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (22.2+2-2)
dapper Does not exist

feisty Does not exist

gutsy
Released (22.1-0ubuntu5.2)
hardy
Released (22.1-0ubuntu10.1)
intrepid
Released (22.2-0ubuntu2)
jaunty
Released (22.2-0ubuntu2)
karmic
Released (22.2-0ubuntu2)