Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2011 14:58:33 +0200 From: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov@...hat.com> To: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> CC: oss-security <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com>, Gerlof Langeveld <gerlof@...omputing.nl> Subject: CVE Request -- atop: Symlink attacks via process accounting file Hello Josh, Steve, vendors, atop v1.23 and earlier created process accounting file (/tmp/atop.d/atop.acct) in an insecure way. A local attacker could use this flaw to conduct symlink attacks (e.g. overwrite arbitrary system files). References:  http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=622794  http://secunia.com/advisories/44175/  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=697848 Could you allocate a CVE id for this? Thanks && Regards, Jan. -- Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team
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