Bug 152765 - CAN-2004-0422 semi contains flim vulnerability
Summary: CAN-2004-0422 semi contains flim vulnerability
Alias: None
Product: Fedora Legacy
Classification: Retired
Component: Package request
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Fedora Legacy Bugs
QA Contact:
URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename....
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2004-08-23 17:57 UTC by Marc Deslauriers
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
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Description David Lawrence 2005-03-30 23:26:40 UTC
The semi package includes a MIME library for GNU Emacs and XEmacs used by
the wl mail package.

Tatsuya Kinoshita discovered a vulnerability in flim, an emacs library
for working with Internet messages included in the semi package. Temporary
files were being created without taking adequate precautions, and therefore
a local user could potentially overwrite files with the privileges of the
user running emacs.


------- Additional Comments From dwb7@ccmr.cornell.edu 2004-08-30 08:47:02 ----

It would appear that under AS2.1, flim and semi are part of the same package,
denoted semi, whereas on RH7.3 semi and flim are two separate RPMs. This
vulnerability is fixed for 7.3 in:

------- Additional Comments From marcdeslauriers@videotron.ca 2004-08-30 14:00:09 ----

You're right.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 1581 ***

------- Bug moved to this database by dkl@redhat.com 2005-03-30 18:26 -------

This bug previously known as bug 2004 at https://bugzilla.fedora.us/
Originally filed under the Fedora Legacy product and Package request component.

Unknown priority P2. Setting to default priority "normal".
Unknown platform PC. Setting to default platform "All".
Setting qa contact to the default for this product.
   This bug either had no qa contact or an invalid one.

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