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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="200809-08">
  <title>Amarok: Insecure temporary file creation</title>
  <synopsis>
    Amarok uses temporary files in an insecure manner, allowing for a symlink
    attack.
  </synopsis>
  <product type="ebuild">amarok</product>
  <announced>2008-09-08</announced>
  <revised>2008-09-08: 01</revised>
  <bug>234689</bug>
  <access>local</access>
  <affected>
    <package name="media-sound/amarok" auto="yes" arch="*">
      <unaffected range="ge">1.4.10</unaffected>
      <vulnerable range="lt">1.4.10</vulnerable>
    </package>
  </affected>
  <background>
    <p>
    Amarok is an advanced music player.
    </p>
  </background>
  <description>
    <p>
    Dwayne Litzenberger reported that the
    MagnatuneBrowser::listDownloadComplete() function in
    magnatunebrowser/magnatunebrowser.cpp uses the album_info.xml temporary
    file in an insecure manner.
    </p>
  </description>
  <impact type="normal">
    <p>
    A local attacker could perform a symlink attack to overwrite arbitrary
    files on the system 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 Amarok users should upgrade to the latest version:
    </p>
    <code>
    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=media-sound/amarok-1.4.10"</code>
  </resolution>
  <references>
    <uri link="https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3699">CVE-2008-3699</uri>
  </references>
  <metadata tag="requester" timestamp="2008-09-02T17:05:46Z">
    keytoaster
  </metadata>
  <metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="2008-09-05T21:54:43Z">
    p-y
  </metadata>
  <metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="2008-09-05T21:54:55Z">
    p-y
  </metadata>
</glsa>