CVE-2014-1640 (retired)

Description in axiom 20100701-1.1 uses tempfile to create a safe
temporary file but appends a suffix to the original filename and writes to
this new filename, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files
via a symlink attack on the new filename.
Source: axiom (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was needed)
Trusty/esm:DNE (trusty was needed)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (20120501-17)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (20120501-17)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (20120501-17)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (20120501-17)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):not-affected (20120501-17)
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Updated: 2019-04-26 14:33:21 UTC (commit 30899e40836d26e1bb5f0b072d31fd87b6cf3bd4)