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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="201203-18">
  <title>Minitube: Insecure temporary file usage</title>
  <synopsis>An insecure temporary file usage has been reported in Minitube,
    possibly allowing symlink attacks.
  </synopsis>
  <product type="ebuild">Minitube</product>
  <announced>2012-03-16</announced>
  <revised>2012-03-16: 1</revised>
  <bug>388867</bug>
  <access>local</access>
  <affected>
    <package name="media-video/minitube" auto="yes" arch="*">
      <unaffected range="ge">1.6</unaffected>
      <vulnerable range="lt">1.6</vulnerable>
    </package>
  </affected>
  <background>
    <p>Minitube is a Qt4 YouTube desktop client.</p>
  </background>
  <description>
    <p>Tomáš Pružina reported that Minitube 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 Minitube users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
    
    <code>
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=media-video/minitube-1.6"
    </code>
    
    <p>NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
      available since November 11, 2011. It is likely that your system is
      already no longer affected by this issue.
    </p>
  </resolution>
  <references>
    <uri link="http://flavio.tordini.org/minitube-1-6-released">Minitube 1.6
      Release
    </uri>
  </references>
  <metadata timestamp="2012-03-06T21:07:35Z" tag="requester">ackle</metadata>
  <metadata timestamp="2012-03-16T11:06:53Z" tag="submitter">ackle</metadata>
</glsa>