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Bug 620356 - (CVE-2010-2794) CVE-2010-2794 spice-xpi symlink attack
CVE-2010-2794 spice-xpi symlink attack
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 550313 620445 620476
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Reported: 2010-08-02 05:59 EDT by Petr Matousek
Modified: 2015-08-21 19:43 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2015-08-21 19:43:20 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2010:0651 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: spice-xpi security and bug fix update 2010-08-25 08:11:57 EDT

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Description Petr Matousek 2010-08-02 05:59:58 EDT
Spice-xpi uses predictable name for it's log file which a malicious user could use to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack, with the privileges of the user running spice-xpi.
Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2010-08-25 08:12:04 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2010:0651 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0651.html

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