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CVE-2008-5743

Published: 26 December 2008

pdfjam creates the (1) pdf90, (2) pdfjoin, and (3) pdfnup files with a predictable name, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
debian packages are not affected

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
pdfjam
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Ignored
(end of life)
gutsy Ignored
(end of life, was needed)
hardy Not vulnerable

intrepid Not vulnerable

jaunty Not vulnerable

karmic Not vulnerable

upstream Needs triage