Bug 715540 (CVE-2011-2533) - CVE-2011-2533 dbus: Possibility of symlink attack in /tmp during compilation
Summary: CVE-2011-2533 dbus: Possibility of symlink attack in /tmp during compilation
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2011-2533
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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Reported: 2011-06-23 09:18 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2019-09-29 12:45 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-06-23 09:49:37 UTC


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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2011-06-23 09:18:31 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2011-2533 to
the following vulnerability:

The configure script in D-Bus (aka DBus) 1.2.x before 1.2.28 allows
local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on an
unspecified file in /tmp/.

References:
[1] http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-2533
[2] http://cgit.freedesktop.org/dbus/dbus/tree/NEWS?h=dbus-1.2

Upstream patch:
[3] http://cgit.freedesktop.org/dbus/dbus/commit/?h=dbus-1.2&id=4df3e187b482a2bf2230c36c4b1c7bc4d439d51a

Comment 2 Jan Lieskovsky 2011-06-23 10:08:12 UTC
Statement:

This issue is compile-time only and does not affect binary dbus packages, shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6. We therefore currently have no plans to fix this flaw in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.


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