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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-4640

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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2008-4640

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/21/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The DoCommand function in jhead.c in Matthias Wandel jhead 2.84 and earlier allows local users to delete arbitrary files via vectors involving a modified input filename in which (1) a final "z" character is replaced by a "t" character or (2) a final "t" character is replaced by a "z" character.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-jhead

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