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Published: 22 December 2008

gpsdrive (aka gpsdrive-scripts) 2.10~pre4 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the (a) /tmp/.smswatch or (b) /tmp/gpsdrivepos temporary file, related to (1) examples/gpssmswatch and (2) src/splash.c, different vectors than CVE-2008-4959 and CVE-2008-5380.




Package Release Status
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 Ignored
(end of life)
karmic Ignored
(end of life)
lucid Not vulnerable
maverick Not vulnerable
natty Not vulnerable
oneiric Not vulnerable
Released (2.10~pre4-6.dfsg-2)