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Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2010 21:10:34 +0200
From: Jan Lieskovsky <>
To: "Steven M. Christey" <>,
        oss-security <>
CC: Guillem Jover <>,
        AnĂ­bal Monsalve Salazar <>
Subject: CVE Request -- rpcbind -- Insecure (predictable) temporary file use

Hi Steve, vendors,

   Guillem Jover pointed out:

a deficiency in the way rpcbind gathered / saved registrations from / to
dumped file(s). A local attacker could use this flaw to conduct symbolic
link attacks, leading to un-authorized disclosure of sensitive information
and / or to important system files data integrity corruption.


Could you allocate CVE id for this?

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

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