Bug 253541 (CVE-2007-4462) - CVE-2007-4462 New release of po4a fixes insecure /tmp file usage
Summary: CVE-2007-4462 New release of po4a fixes insecure /tmp file usage
Alias: CVE-2007-4462
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: po4a (Show other bugs)
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Version: 7
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Axel Thimm
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
URL: http://alioth.debian.org/frs/shownote...
Whiteboard: impact=low,source=gentoo
Keywords: Security
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Reported: 2007-08-20 14:41 UTC by Lubomir Kundrak
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:12 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: 0.32-4.fc7
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Last Closed: 2007-08-24 05:37:12 UTC
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Description Lubomir Kundrak 2007-08-20 14:41:03 UTC
Description of problem:

The new release of po4a fixes a potential security problem (information leak)
due to use of predictable name in /tmp. This line in
po4a-0.29/lib/Locale/Po4a/Po.pm file is problematic:

 454             $pores->write("/tmp/gettextization.failed.po");

Additional info:

A CVE name for this issue has been requested.
Reference to Gentoo Bugzilla: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=189440

Comment 1 Lubomir Kundrak 2007-08-21 20:48:19 UTC
Mitre assigned the identifier CVE-2007-4462 to this issue.

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2007-08-24 05:37:07 UTC
po4a-0.32-4.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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