CVE-2012-5564

Priority
Description
android-tools 4.1.1 in Android Debug Bridge (ADB) allows local users to
overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on /tmp/adb.log.
Notes
Package
Upstream:needed
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was needed)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):needed
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):needed
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):needed
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
This vulnerability is mitigated in part by the use of symlink restrictions in Ubuntu. For more details see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Features#symlink
More Information

Updated: 2020-02-06 16:14:35 UTC (commit 1c7e8723b79fd57b280f3a0eeda90c82f0a3889b)