CVE-2018-7441

Published: 23 February 2018

Leptonica through 1.75.3 uses hardcoded /tmp pathnames, which might allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files or have unspecified other impact by creating files in advance or winning a race condition, as demonstrated by /tmp/junk_split_image.ps in prog/splitimage2pdf.c.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.0

Status

Package Release Status
leptonlib
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo)
Released (1.76.0-1)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla)
Released (1.76.0-1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Released (1.76.0-1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needed

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(end of standard support, was needed)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Needed

Notes

AuthorNote
ebarretto
Neutralised by kernel hardening
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts/2018/02/msg00054.html

References