Bug 100419 - CAN-2003-0539 ddskk temporary file handling
CAN-2003-0539 ddskk temporary file handling
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 98924
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: ddskk (Show other bugs)
2.1
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Assigned To: Jens Petersen
Bill Huang
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Reported: 2003-07-22 05:00 EDT by Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:57:39 EST
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Description Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2003-07-22 05:00:52 EDT
ddskk does not take appropriate security precautions when creating
temporary files. This bug could potentially be exploited to overwrite
arbitrary files with the privileges of the user running Emacs and skk.  

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has allocated
the name CAN-2003-0539 to this issue.

Public 8 July 2003.

Errata RHSA-2003:242 in progress
Comment 1 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2003-07-22 05:06:08 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 98924 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:57:39 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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