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From: Stefan Behte <craig@g.o>
Subject: [ GLSA 201101-07 ] Prewikka: password disclosure
Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2011 12:12:17 +0100
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201101-07
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                                            http://security.gentoo.org/
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  Severity: Normal
     Title: Prewikka: password disclosure
      Date: January 16, 2011
      Bugs: #270056
        ID: 201101-07

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Synopsis
========

Due to a world-readable file, a local attacker can obtain the SQL
database password used by Prewikka.

Background
==========

Prewikka is a graphical front-end analysis console for the Prelude
Hybrid IDS Framework.

Affected packages
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package                /   Vulnerable   /              Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  net-analyzer/prewikka      < 0.9.14-r2               >= 0.9.14-r2

Description
===========

The permissions of the prewikka.conf file are set world readable.

Impact
======

A local attacker could obtain the SQL database password used by
Prewikka.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Prewikka users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/prewikka-0.9.14-r2"

NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since May 18, 2009 . It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.

References
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  [ 1 ] CVE-2010-2058
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-2058

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201101-07.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2011 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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