Bug 144880 - CAN-2005-0069 vim unsafe temporary file usage.
CAN-2005-0069 vim unsafe temporary file usage.
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: vim (Show other bugs)
4.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Karsten Hopp
David Lawrence
impact=low,public=20050109
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Reported: 2005-01-12 07:58 EST by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-02-15 04:36:19 EST
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Description Josh Bressers 2005-01-12 07:58:06 EST
*** This bug has been split off bug 144695 ***

------- Original comment by Josh Bressers (Security Response Team) on 2005.01.10
14:10 -------

Two insecure temporary file vulns have been reported to the debian BTS.
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=289560

The issues refer to the usage of temporary files using the process PID as the
"randomness".  I would not be surprised if this isn't the only scripts in vim
that do this.
Comment 1 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2005-02-15 04:36:19 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-036.html

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