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Bug 669851 - (CVE-2010-4337) CVE-2010-4337 gnash: symlink attack via configure script
CVE-2010-4337 gnash: symlink attack via configure script
Status: NEW
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
public=20101129,reported=20101129,sou...
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Depends On: 669852
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Reported: 2011-01-14 22:05 EST by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2015-08-19 16:46 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Vincent Danen 2011-01-14 22:05:36 EST
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2010-4337 to
the following vulnerability:

Name: CVE-2010-4337
URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4337
Assigned: 20101130
Reference: MISC: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=605419
Reference: BID:45102
Reference: URL: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45102
Reference: OSVDB:69533
Reference: URL: http://www.osvdb.org/69533
Reference: SECUNIA:42416
Reference: URL: http://secunia.com/advisories/42416

The configure script in gnash 0.8.8 allows local users to overwrite
arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the (1)
/tmp/gnash-configure-errors.$$, (2) /tmp/gnash-configure-warnings.$$,
or (3) /tmp/gnash-configure-recommended.$$ files.
Comment 1 Vincent Danen 2011-01-14 22:06:44 EST
Created gnash tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 669852]
Comment 2 Kevin Kofler 2011-01-15 05:13:51 EST
This doesn't affect our binary packages at all, does it? Only the SRPMs are affected, when people rebuild them in a live system or an insecure chroot.
Comment 3 Vincent Danen 2011-01-15 11:28:05 EST
That's exactly right.  So I wouldn't go out of the way to fix this, but would fix the next time gnash is built.  Thanks.

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