Date: Tue, 10 May 2016 10:43:27 -0600 From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> To: oss-security <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com>, security@...keeper.com Subject: Re: BitKeeper /tmp vulns Hopefully security@...keeper.com (it doesn't bounce so I assume it's valid) will review/address these. On Tue, May 10, 2016 at 10:24 AM, Michael Scherer <misc@...b.org> wrote: > On Tue, May 10, 2016 at 09:31:27AM -0600, Kurt Seifried wrote: > > Not found by me, mentioned on HackerNews: > > > > https://github.com/bitkeeper-scm/bitkeeper/blob/master/src/bk.sh#L485 > > Just to clarify, the vuln was not mentioned on HN, just the new about it > being > under a free license. Then I did a git clone, and grep /tmp and pointed on > internal > IRC that, as usual, there is a ton of /tmp issue (and then Kurt did see > and asked where I did see it, > and answered on HN (to the question "bk is now opensource"). > > > BitKeeper is under Apache license so here it is. > > > > Also a quick look at the source shows a ton of other potential /tmp/ > vulns, > > CC'ing bitkeeper security > > for example: > > https://github.com/bitkeeper-scm/bitkeeper/blob/master/src/utils/bk_version#L1563 > > There is also a few here: > > https://github.com/bitkeeper-scm/bitkeeper/blob/master/src/utils/extractor.c > > but that's the installation script, so unlikely to be exploitable. > > Or in apply-patch, etc. > > But there is also a few projects that are bundled (like zlib), and a few > scripts that > are used only at installation and/or build time, so classifying everything > is more > work than what I have time to devote for the project. > > -- > Michael Scherer > -- -- Kurt Seifried -- Red Hat -- Product Security -- Cloud PGP A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993 Red Hat Product Security contact: secalert@...hat.com
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