Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2010 15:34:57 -0400 (EDT) From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: CVE request - pyftpd insecure usage of temporary directory Please use CVE-2010-2072 for this. Thanks. -- JB ----- "Henri Salo" <henri@...v.fi> 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 > <http://docs.python.org/library/tempfile.html#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 > > http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=585773 > > Can I have CVE-identifier for this issue? > > --- > Henri Salo
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