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Date: Mon, 6 Jun 2011 13:24:43 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: Steve Kemp <>, Silas Sewell <>,
        "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request -- fabric -- Use of insecure
 temporary file by uploading templates and projects to remote hosts

----- Original Message -----
> Hello, Josh, Steve, vendors,
> It was found that fabric, a simple Pythonic remote deployment tool,
> used insecure way for creation of temporary files, when uploading
> template text files and project files to a remote system. A local
> attacker could use this flaw to conduct symlink attacks to upload
> sensitive information to remote host or to overwrite certain local
> system files.
> References:
> [1]
> [2]

Please use CVE-2011-2185.



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