Bug 544284 (CVE-2009-4193) - CVE-2009-4193 Merkaartor: System files integrity break-out via symlink attack on log file
Summary: CVE-2009-4193 Merkaartor: System files integrity break-out via symlink attack...
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Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: CVE-2009-4193
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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URL: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugrep...
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2009-12-04 13:40 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2019-09-29 12:33 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-12-24 14:56:27 UTC


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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2009-12-04 13:40:46 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2009-4193 to
the following vulnerability:

Merkaartor 0.14 allows local users to append data to arbitrary files
via a symlink attack on the /tmp/merkaartor.log temporary file.

References:
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http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-4193
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=548546
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36529
http://osvdb.org/58389
http://secunia.com/advisories/36897
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/53486

Upstream bug report:
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http://trac.openstreetmap.org/ticket/2320

Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2009-12-04 13:43:56 UTC
This issue affects the versions of the merkaartor, as shipped with
Fedora release of 10, 11, 12 and Fedora Rawhide.

Please fix once the patch is available.

Comment 2 Sven Lankes 2009-12-10 20:00:30 UTC
F-10 is not affected, as it ships with Merkaartor 0.13 which doesn't have said logging code.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2009-12-10 22:52:38 UTC
merkaartor-0.14-2.fc12 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 12.
http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/merkaartor-0.14-2.fc12

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2009-12-10 22:53:31 UTC
merkaartor-0.14-2.fc11 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 11.
http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/merkaartor-0.14-2.fc11

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2009-12-16 01:13:19 UTC
merkaartor-0.14-2.fc11 has been pushed to the Fedora 11 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2009-12-16 01:13:30 UTC
merkaartor-0.14-2.fc12 has been pushed to the Fedora 12 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 7 Sven Lankes 2009-12-24 14:56:27 UTC
Looks like bodhi wasn't able to close this automatically because of the infrastructure move.

Closing ...


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