Bug 148822 - CAN-2005-0365 dcopidlng insecure temporary file usage
Summary: CAN-2005-0365 dcopidlng insecure temporary file usage
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kdelibs   
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Version: 4.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Ngo Than
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Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20050121
Keywords: Security
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-02-15 22:06 UTC by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-03-23 10:20:59 UTC
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:325 important SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kdelibs security update 2005-03-23 05:00:00 UTC

Description Josh Bressers 2005-02-15 22:06:28 UTC
The dcopidlng script in KDE 3.3.2 creates temporary files with predictable
filenames, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink

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Comment 1 Ngo Than 2005-02-16 12:42:54 UTC
it's now fixed in kdelibs-3.3.1-3.4, which is built in 4E-errata-candidate.

Comment 2 Mark J. Cox 2005-03-23 10:20:59 UTC
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.


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