CVE-2014-3986 (retired)

include/tests_webservers in Lynis before 1.5.5 allows local users to
overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /tmp/lynis.*.unsorted
file with an easily determined name.
Source: lynis (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (1.5.5)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was needed)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was needed)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (1.5.5-1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (1.5.5-1)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (1.5.5-1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (1.5.5-1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):not-affected (1.5.5-1)
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Updated: 2019-05-23 20:14:54 UTC (commit f28d16bdc3c577ef8f322d78448c23fd3be379ad)