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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2012-3500

Severity
1
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
09/30/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/12/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

scripts/annotate-output.sh in devscripts before 2.12.2, as used in rpmdevtools before 8.3, allows local users to modify arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the temporary (1) standard output or (2) standard error output file.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-deb
  • suse-upgrade-deb-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-deb-debugsource
  • suse-upgrade-deb-devel
  • suse-upgrade-deb-lang
  • suse-upgrade-update-alternatives
  • suse-upgrade-update-alternatives-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-update-alternatives-debugsource

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