Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2011 14:32:04 +0200 From: Benjamin Renaut <benml@...idev.fr> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Request for CVE Identifier: bzexe insecure temporary file Hi, I do not believe gzexe is affected, as it doesn't use ln but instead create a temporary directory with umask 77 - preventing any race condition. Best regards, Benjamin Renaut. On 28/10/11 14:22, Hanno Böck wrote: > Am Fri, 28 Oct 2011 07:48:16 -0400 (EDT) > schrieb Ramon de C Valle<rcvalle@...hat.com>: > >> This is a security issue reported by vladz in bzexe. This is a low >> impact security issue, since bzexe is rarely used and the race >> condition window is very narrow, but still exploitable. > Have you checked if this also affects gzexe? It is pretty much the same > as bzexe, just using gzip instead of bzip2. (afaik, no xzexe exists) >
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