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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:
> [1] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=629003
> [2] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=710462
> 

Please use CVE-2011-2185.

Thanks.

-- 
    JB

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