Date: Mon, 6 Jun 2011 13:24:43 -0400 (EDT) From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: Steve Kemp <steve@...ve.org.uk>, Silas Sewell <silas@...ell.ch>, "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> 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: >  http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=629003 >  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=710462 > Please use CVE-2011-2185. Thanks. -- JB
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