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authorAlex Legler <alex@a3li.li>2015-03-08 22:02:38 +0100
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+<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
+<?xml-stylesheet href="/xsl/glsa.xsl" type="text/xsl"?>
+<?xml-stylesheet href="/xsl/guide.xsl" type="text/xsl"?>
+<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
+
+<glsa id="200909-09">
+ <title>Screenie: Insecure temporary file usage</title>
+ <synopsis>
+ An insecure temporary file usage has been reported in Screenie, allowing
+ for symlink attacks.
+ </synopsis>
+ <product type="ebuild">screenie</product>
+ <announced>September 09, 2009</announced>
+ <revised>September 09, 2009: 01</revised>
+ <bug>250476</bug>
+ <access>local</access>
+ <affected>
+ <package name="app-misc/screenie" auto="yes" arch="*">
+ <unaffected range="ge">1.30.0-r1</unaffected>
+ <vulnerable range="lt">1.30.0-r1</vulnerable>
+ </package>
+ </affected>
+ <background>
+ <p>
+ Screenie is a small screen frontend that is designed to be a session
+ handler.
+ </p>
+ </background>
+ <description>
+ <p>
+ Dmitry E. Oboukhov reported that Screenie does not handle
+ "/tmp/.screenie.#####" temporary files securely.
+ </p>
+ </description>
+ <impact type="normal">
+ <p>
+ A local attacker could perform symlink attacks to overwrite arbitrary
+ files with the privileges of the user running the application.
+ </p>
+ </impact>
+ <workaround>
+ <p>
+ There is no known workaround at this time.
+ </p>
+ </workaround>
+ <resolution>
+ <p>
+ All Screenie users should upgrade to the latest version:
+ </p>
+ <code>
+ # emerge --sync
+ # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=app-misc/screenie-1.30.0-r1&quot;</code>
+ </resolution>
+ <references>
+ <uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5371">CVE-2008-5371</uri>
+ </references>
+ <metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 12 Jun 2009 22:09:23 +0000">
+ craig
+ </metadata>
+ <metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 28 Aug 2009 07:52:34 +0000">
+ a3li
+ </metadata>
+ <metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Mon, 31 Aug 2009 03:37:54 +0000">
+ a3li
+ </metadata>
+</glsa>