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CVE-2008-4640

Published: 21 October 2008

The DoCommand function in jhead.c in Matthias Wandel jhead 2.84 and earlier allows local users to delete arbitrary files via vectors involving a modified input filename in which (1) a final "z" character is replaced by a "t" character or (2) a final "t" character is replaced by a "z" character.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
jhead
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Ignored
(end of life)
gutsy Ignored
(end of life, was needed)
hardy Ignored
(end of life)
intrepid Ignored
(end of life, was needed)
jaunty Not vulnerable
(2.86-2)
karmic Not vulnerable

lucid Not vulnerable

maverick Not vulnerable

natty Not vulnerable

oneiric Not vulnerable

upstream
Released (2.84-2)