Bug 154049 - CAN-2005-0990 insecure temp file usage
CAN-2005-0990 insecure temp file usage
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: sharutils (Show other bugs)
4.0
All Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
Jay Turner
impact=low,public=20050331,source=cve...
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Reported: 2005-04-06 16:45 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2015-01-07 19:09 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-04-26 12:31:29 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:377 low SHIPPED_LIVE Low: sharutils security update 2005-04-26 00:00:00 EDT

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Description Josh Bressers 2005-04-06 16:45:38 EDT
The way sharutils handles temporary files is insecure (as reported by the Debian
BTS):
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=302412

The Debian bug contains a patch for this issue.
Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2005-04-06 16:46:54 EDT
This issue should also affect RHEL2.1 and RHEL3
Comment 2 Ngo Than 2005-04-14 07:15:32 EDT
it's fixed in sharutils-4.2.1-8.9.x (RHEL2.1) and sharutils-4.2.1-16.2 (RHEL3)
Comment 3 Josh Bressers 2005-04-26 12:31:29 EDT
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-2005-377.html

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