Bug 236585 (CVE-2007-2030) - CVE-2007-2030 /tmp race in lha
Summary: CVE-2007-2030 /tmp race in lha
Alias: CVE-2007-2030
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability   
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Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
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Reported: 2007-04-16 16:20 UTC by Red Hat Product Security
Modified: 2011-08-02 18:19 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-08-02 18:19:53 UTC
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Patch for lha /tmp race & others, applies to FC5 (3.44 KB, patch)
2007-04-16 16:20 UTC, Lubomir Kundrak
no flags Details | Diff

Description Lubomir Kundrak 2007-04-16 16:20:13 UTC
Description of problem:

lha doesn't open temporary files exclusively, which makes it possible for an
attacker to conduct a time-dependent attack by creating the file in advance.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

        Affects: RHEL2.1
        Affects: RHEL3
        Affects: RHEL4
        Affects: FC5

How reproducible:

Time-dependent race.

Additional info:

The patch also incorporates some trailing-NUL things from SUSE's
security review patch. I do not know why weren't they unlike some other
fixes from that patch integrated in our packages. It might be possible
that they are not needed. The patch is basically a polished diff between
SUSE and FC-5 lha.

Comment 1 Lubomir Kundrak 2007-04-16 16:20:13 UTC
Created attachment 152702 [details]
Patch for lha /tmp race & others, applies to FC5

Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2009-10-23 19:03:38 UTC
Reporter changed to security-response-team@redhat.com by request of Jay Turner.

Comment 4 Josh Bressers 2011-08-02 18:17:41 UTC

Red Hat no longer plans to fix this issue in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

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