CVE-2008-5394

Published: 09 December 2008

/bin/login in shadow 4.0.18.1 in Debian GNU/Linux, and probably other Linux distributions, allows local users in the utmp group to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary file referenced in a line (aka ut_line) field in a utmp entry.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
shadow
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (1:4.1.1-6)