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Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2004-1000
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:40:02
Published 10 Jan 2004 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



lintian 1.23 and earlier removes the working directory even if it was not created by lintian, which may allow local users to delete arbitrary files or directories via a symlink attack.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Debian Lintian 1.2 0.17.1


XF - lintian-symlink(18808)

SECUNIA - 13771

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:38:50