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Date: Tue, 04 Jun 2013 12:55:48 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Marc Deslauriers <marc.deslauriers@...onical.com>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: libimobiledevice insecure /tmp use

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On 05/31/2013 08:43 AM, Marc Deslauriers wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> In libimobiledevice, the following commit:
> 
> http://cgit.sukimashita.com/libimobiledevice.git/commit/src?id=825d...
>
>  Falls back to creating files in /tmp if $XDG_CONFIG_HOME and $HOME
> are unset. In some distros, upowerd runs this as root, which causes
> files in /tmp to be created and updated in an insecure manner as
> root, allowing for symlink attacks.
> 
> Bugs: 
> http://libiphone.lighthouseapp.com/projects/27916-libiphone/tickets/331-insecure-tmp-directory-use
>
> 
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libimobiledevice/+bug/1164263
> 
> Could a CVE please be assigned to this issue?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Marc.

Please use CVE-2013-2142 for this issue.

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Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
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