CVE-2013-1429

Priority
Description
Lintian before 2.5.12 allows remote attackers to gather information about
the "host" system using crafted symlinks.
Notes
sarnoldSince packages can contain arbitrary owners of files, I don't
believe the symlink-restriction provides protection here
Package
Upstream:released (2.5.10.5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needed
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (2.5.11ubuntu13)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (2.5.11ubuntu13)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (2.5.11ubuntu13)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (2.5.11ubuntu13)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):not-affected (2.5.11ubuntu13)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected (2.5.11ubuntu13)
Patches:
Upstream:https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1169636
More Information

Updated: 2019-11-13 21:14:22 UTC (commit f874c2948abb729ad223375b3031252b8217a64a)