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Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2010 15:34:57 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE request - pyftpd insecure usage of temporary

Please use CVE-2010-2072 for this.



----- "Henri Salo" <> wrote:

> Pyftpd creates log-file to a temporary directory using predictable
> name. This allows a local attacker to create a denial of service
> condition and discloses sensitive information to unprivileged users.
> For example accounts of other users connecting to server and paths
> they
> visit.
> One should use tempfile.mkstemp
> <> or
> use /var/log/ -directory instead of /tmp/ and use proper file system
> modes for the log-file.
> This affects version: 0.8.4
> Can I have CVE-identifier for this issue?
> ---
> Henri Salo

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