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CVE-2009-5023

Published: 10 June 2014

The (1) dshield.conf, (2) mail-buffered.conf, (3) mynetwatchman.conf, and (4) mynetwatchman.conf actions in action.d/ in Fail2ban before 0.8.5 allows local users to write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files with predictable names, as demonstrated by /tmp/fail2ban-mail.txt.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
fail2ban
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (0.8.4+svn20110323-1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable