Bug 155742 - CAN-2005-0953 bzip2 race condition
CAN-2005-0953 bzip2 race condition
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: bzip2 (Show other bugs)
4.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jiri Ryska
Ben Levenson
impact=low,public=20050330,source=bug...
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Reported: 2005-04-22 13:47 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2005-474
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Last Closed: 2006-02-13 10:18:19 EST
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Proposed patch from Steve Grubb (2.72 KB, patch)
2005-04-29 10:01 EDT, Josh Bressers
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Description Josh Bressers 2005-04-22 13:47:27 EDT
Race condition in bzip2 1.0.2 and earlier allows local users to modify
permissions of arbitrary files via a hard link attack on a file while it is
being decompressed, whose permissions are changed by bzip2 after the
decompression is complete.

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=111229375217633&w=2
Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2005-04-22 13:50:53 EDT
This issue should also affect RHEL3 and RHEL2.1
Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2005-04-29 10:01:04 EDT
Created attachment 113842 [details]
Proposed patch from Steve Grubb
Comment 3 Josh Bressers 2005-06-16 13:58:55 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-2005-474.html
Comment 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-13 10:18:21 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-2005-474.html

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