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CVE-2022-4515

Description

A flaw was found in Exuberant Ctags in the way it handles the -o option. This option specifies the tag filename. A crafted tag filename specified in the command line or in the configuration file results in arbitrary command execution because the externalSortTags() in sort.c calls the system(3) function in an unsafe way.

Priority: --
CVSS v3: 7.8
Component: ctags
Publish Date: Dec 20, 2022
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: HIGH
Modified Date: Dec 20, 2022

Find out more about CVE-2022-4515 from the MITRE-CVE dictionary and NIST NVD


Products Affected

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Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux
Wind River Linux LTS 17 Won't Fix -- -- --
Wind River Linux 8 Requires LTSS -- -- --
Wind River Linux 9 Requires LTSS -- -- --
Wind River Linux 7 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 21 Won't Fix -- -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 22 Won't Fix -- -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 18 Won't Fix -- -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 19 Won't Fix -- -- --
Wind River Linux CD release Won't Fix -- -- --
Wind River Linux 6 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 23 Won't Fix -- -- --
VxWorks
VxWorks 7 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
VxWorks 6.9 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Helix Virtualization Platform Cert Edition
Helix Virtualization Platform Cert Edition Not Vulnerable -- -- --

Related Products

Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads

Notes
Requires LTSS - customers must have active LTSS (Long Term Security Shield) Support to receive up-to-date information about vulnerabilities that may affect legacy software. Please contact your Wind River account team or see https://docs.windriver.com/bundle/Support_and_Maintenance_Supplemental_Terms_and_Conditions and https://support2.windriver.com/index.php?page=plc for more information.
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