Bug 360641 (CVE-2007-5751) - CVE-2007-5751 liferea weak permissions for the feedlist.opml backup file
Summary: CVE-2007-5751 liferea weak permissions for the feedlist.opml backup file
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Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: CVE-2007-5751
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: liferea
Version: 8
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Brian Pepple
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
URL:
Whiteboard: source=cve,reported=20071031,public=2...
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2007-10-31 17:29 UTC by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:12 UTC (History)
0 users

Fixed In Version: 1.2.23-5
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-11-06 16:28:42 UTC
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Description Tomas Hoger 2007-10-31 17:29:25 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2007-5751 to the
following vulnerability:

Liferea before 1.4.6 uses weak permissions (0644) for the
feedlist.opml backup file, which allows local users to obtain
credentials.

References:
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=550468
http://secunia.com/advisories/27438


Issue is reported to be fixed in version 1.4.6.  Current version in Fedora is
from 1.2.x branch, however affected code also seems to exist there.

This seems to be a relevant upstream SVN commit:

http://liferea.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/liferea?view=rev&revision=3512

Comment 1 Fedora Update System 2007-11-01 21:21:01 UTC
liferea-1.2.23-4.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 2 Lubomir Kundrak 2007-11-01 23:26:21 UTC
Reopening this for F8, so we don't forget an update once Werewolf is Gold.

Comment 3 Brian Pepple 2007-11-01 23:44:58 UTC
It's already been built & pushed to stable for F8 (which are being held until F8
is out the door).

https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F8/pending/liferea-1.2.23-5.fc8

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2007-11-06 16:10:55 UTC
liferea-1.2.23-5.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.


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