Bug 89776 - CAN-2003-0188 possibility of local root exploit in lv
Summary: CAN-2003-0188 possibility of local root exploit in lv
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Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: lv   
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Version: 2.1
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Akira TAGOH
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Keywords: Security
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Reported: 2003-04-28 07:17 UTC by Akira TAGOH
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:06 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-05-16 10:12:17 UTC
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2003:167 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Low: lv security update 2003-06-13 04:00:00 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2003:169 normal SHIPPED_LIVE : Updated lv packages fix vulnerability 2003-05-16 04:00:00 UTC

Description Akira TAGOH 2003-04-28 07:17:41 UTC
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Description of problem:
See also http://bugs.debian.org/190941 for more details.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.for example, make a .lv file on /tmp that contains editor option ('-E'), which
is going to runs a malicious program.
2.runs lv to see some file on /tmp.
3.type 'v' to edit that file.

Actual Results:  lv is always trying to read current directory.

Expected Results:  I don't know correct fix, but it may be bad that lv is trying
to read .lv file on any directories.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Mark J. Cox 2003-05-01 12:13:21 UTC
Errata RHSA-2003:167 in progress

Comment 2 Mark J. Cox 2003-05-16 10:12:17 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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