Bug 88800 - LPRng contains symlink bug in psbanner
Summary: LPRng contains symlink bug in psbanner
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: LPRng   
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Version: 2.1
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Tim Waugh
QA Contact: Brock Organ
URL: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugrep...
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Reported: 2003-04-14 11:35 UTC by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:06 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-05-22 17:30:47 UTC
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2003:150 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Low: LPRng security update 2003-05-22 04:00:00 UTC

Description Mark J. Cox 2003-04-14 11:35:08 UTC
A vulnerability has been found in psbanner, which creates a temporary file
with a known filename in an insecure manner. An attacker could create a
symbolic link and cause arbitrary files to be written as the 'lp' user.

Note: psbanner is not used by the default Red Hat Linux LPRng configuration.

This is RHSA-2003:142, CAN-2003-0136

Comment 1 Mark J. Cox 2003-04-14 11:39:57 UTC
Apologies, that should be RHSA-2003:150

Comment 2 Mark J. Cox 2003-05-22 17:30:47 UTC
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.


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