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Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2011 14:55:08 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Cc: coley <coley@...re.org>
Subject: Re: CVE-request: pithos symlink vulnerability CWE-61



----- Original Message -----
> Can I get 2010 CVE-ID for Pithos symlink attack vulnerability:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/pithos/+bug/667896
> 
> Software web-page: https://launchpad.net/pithos
> Found by: lfaraone <https://launchpad.net/~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:
> 
> http://packages.debian.org/changelogs/pool/main/p/pithos/current/changelog
> 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:
> http://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/TEMP-0000000-14D1F9
> 
> And in Ubuntu:
> http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/universe/p/pithos/pithos_0.3.8-1/changelog
> 

Please use CVE-2010-4817.

Thanks.

-- 
    JB

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