Date: Fri, 03 Jun 2011 15:21:51 +0200 From: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov@...hat.com> To: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> CC: oss-security <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com>, Steve Kemp <steve@...ve.org.uk>, Silas Sewell <silas@...ell.ch> Subject: CVE Request -- fabric -- Use of insecure temporary file by uploading templates and projects to remote hosts Hello, Josh, Steve, vendors, It was found that fabric, a simple Pythonic remote deployment tool, used insecure way for creation of temporary files, when uploading template text files and project files to a remote system. A local attacker could use this flaw to conduct symlink attacks to upload sensitive information to remote host or to overwrite certain local system files. References:  http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=629003  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=710462 Could you allocate a CVE id for this? Thank you & Regards, Jan. -- Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team
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