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Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 09:36:43 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov@...hat.com>,
        "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>,
        Vasiliy Kulikov <segoon@...nwall.com>,
        Petr Sabata <psabata@...hat.com>
Subject: Re: CVE Request -- Multiple instances of insecure
 temporary file use

On 02/27/2012 05:07 AM, Jan Lieskovsky wrote:
> Hello Kurt, Steve, vendors,
> 
>   multiple instances (by checking for ATM technology support, checking
> for Xtables
> extension support, checking for setns() system call support, and in
> dhcp-client-script example script) of insecure temporary file use were
> found
> in iproute. A local attacker could use this flaw to conduct symbolic link
> attacks (modify or remove files via specially-crafted link names).
> 
> References:
> [1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=797878
> 
> Upstream patches:
> [2]
> http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/shemminger/iproute2.git;a=commitdiff;h=e557d1ac3a156ba7521ba44b0b412af4542f83f8
> 
> 
> [3]
> http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/shemminger/iproute2.git;a=commitdiff;h=20ed7b24df05eadf83168d1d0ce0052a31380928
> 
> 
> Could you allocate a CVE identifier for this?
> 
> Thank you && Regards, Jan.
> -- 
> Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team

Please use CVE-2012-1088 for these issues (same codebase/same
discoverer/same issue type/same version so merging).

-- 
Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)

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