Follow @Openwall on Twitter for new release announcements and other news
[<prev] [next>] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date: Thu, 4 Aug 2011 18:55:30 +0300
From: Henri Salo <>
Subject: CVE-request: pithos symlink vulnerability CWE-61

Can I get 2010 CVE-ID for Pithos symlink attack vulnerability:

Software web-page:
Found by: lfaraone <>
Found at: 2010-10-30 (fix released same day)
"Predictable file- or directory-names in /tmp/-directory can lead to symlink attack."

Fixed in Debian: says:
pithos (0.3.5-1) unstable; urgency=high

   * New upstream version.
     - SECURITY UPDATE: fixes overwriting of arbitrary file via symlinks
       (LP: #667896)
Can be still found from DST:

And in Ubuntu:

Best regards,
Henri Salo

Powered by blists - more mailing lists

Please check out the Open Source Software Security Wiki, which is counterpart to this mailing list.

Confused about mailing lists and their use? Read about mailing lists on Wikipedia and check out these guidelines on proper formatting of your messages.