Bug 158771 - CAN-2005-1740 ucd-snmp insecure temporary file usage
CAN-2005-1740 ucd-snmp insecure temporary file usage
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: ucd-snmp (Show other bugs)
2.1
All Linux
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Assigned To: Phil Knirsch
Brock Organ
impact=low,public=20050518,reported=2...
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Reported: 2005-05-25 11:30 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2015-03-04 20:14 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-06-27 06:17:15 EDT
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Description Josh Bressers 2005-05-25 11:30:25 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #158769 +++

fixproc in Net-snmp 5.x before 5.2.1-r1 creates temporary files insecurely,
which allows local users to modify the contents of those files to execute
arbitrary commands, or overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.

It looks like this issue also affects ucd-snmp
Comment 1 Phil Knirsch 2005-06-27 06:17:15 EDT
I've just checked, we don't ship the perl subpackage in AS-2.1 and none of the
shipped packages contain the fixproc utility.

I'm therefore closing this bug as NOTABUG.

Read ya, Phil

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