Bug 892815 (CVE-2013-0159) - CVE-2013-0159 fedora-business-cards: insecure temporary file usage
Summary: CVE-2013-0159 fedora-business-cards: insecure temporary file usage
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2013-0159
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 892299
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2013-01-07 22:15 UTC by Vincent Danen
Modified: 2021-10-19 21:58 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2021-10-19 21:58:19 UTC


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Description Vincent Danen 2013-01-07 22:15:42 UTC
Michael Scherer reported that the fedora-business-cards script used /tmp/fedora-business-cards-buffer.svg as a temporary file, which could be used in symlink attacks to overwrite the contents of a file with write permissions to the person running fedora-business-cards.

Comment 1 Fedora Update System 2013-09-09 23:48:45 UTC
fedora-business-cards-1-0.1.beta1.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.


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