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CVE-2008-4996

Description

** DISPUTED ** init in initramfs-tools 0.92f allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the /tmp/initramfs.debug temporary file. NOTE: the vendor disputes this vulnerability, stating that "init is [used in] a single-user context; there's no possibility that this is exploitable."


Affected Software


CPE Name Name Version
debian:initramfs-tools debian initramfs-tools 0.92f

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