Bug 639869 - (CVE-2011-0012) CVE-2011-0012 spice-xpi: symlink attack on usbrdrctl log file
CVE-2011-0012 spice-xpi: symlink attack on usbrdrctl log file
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: 639870 639871
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Reported: 2010-10-04 05:06 EDT by Petr Matousek
Modified: 2015-08-19 04:56 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-02-27 10:17:31 EST
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Description Petr Matousek 2010-10-04 05:06:17 EDT
Spice-xpi uses predictable name for usbrdrctl 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 2011-04-07 18:20:02 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2011:0426 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-0426.html
Comment 3 Peter Hatina 2012-02-27 10:17:31 EST
This bug has been fixed almost a year ago, closing.

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