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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="201310-11">
+ <title>Perl Parallel-ForkManager Module: Insecure temporary file usage</title>
+ <synopsis>An insecure temporary file usage has been reported in the Perl
+ Parallel-ForkManager module, possibly allowing symlink attacks.
+ </synopsis>
+ <product type="ebuild">Parallel-ForkManager</product>
+ <announced>October 17, 2013</announced>
+ <revised>October 17, 2013: 1</revised>
+ <bug>389839</bug>
+ <access>local</access>
+ <affected>
+ <package name="dev-perl/Parallel-ForkManager" auto="yes" arch="*">
+ <unaffected range="ge">1.20.0</unaffected>
+ <vulnerable range="lt">1.20.0</vulnerable>
+ </package>
+ </affected>
+ <background>
+ <p>Parallel-ForkManager is a simple parallel processing fork manager for
+ Perl.
+ </p>
+ </background>
+ <description>
+ <p>The Perl Parallel-ForkManager module does not handle 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 Parallel-ForkManager users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
+
+ <code>
+ # emerge --sync
+ # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
+ "&gt;=dev-perl/Parallel-ForkManager-1.20.0"
+ </code>
+ </resolution>
+ <references>
+ <uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-4115">CVE-2011-4115</uri>
+ </references>
+ <metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Wed, 02 Jan 2013 18:47:58 +0000">
+ underling
+ </metadata>
+ <metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 17 Oct 2013 08:42:08 +0000">ackle</metadata>
+</glsa>