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CVE-2008-5843

Published: 5 January 2009

Multiple untrusted search path vulnerabilities in pdfjam allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse program in (1) the current working directory or (2) /var/tmp, related to the (a) pdf90, (b) pdfjoin, and (c) pdfnup scripts.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
we carry a debian patch that randomizes filenames (debian #510584)

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
pdfjam
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Not vulnerable

gutsy Not vulnerable

hardy Not vulnerable

intrepid Not vulnerable

upstream Needs triage