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Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2011 12:37:35 +0100
From: Jan Lieskovsky <>
To: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: CVE Request (minor) -- gnash -- Unsafe management of HTTP cookies

Hello Kurt, Steve, vendors,

   a security flaw was found in the way Shockwave Flash plug-in of the
gnash, a GNU flash movie player, performed management of HTTP cookies
(they were stored under /tmp directory with predictable name and world-
readable permissions). A local attacker could use this flaw to obtain
sensitive information.


Could you allocate a CVE id for this?

Thank you && Regards, Jan.
Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team

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