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From: "Matthias Geerdsen (vorlon)" <vorlon@g.o>
Subject: gentoo commit in xml/htdocs/security/en/glsa: glsa-200709-08.xml
Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2007 15:41:24 +0000
vorlon      07/09/15 15:41:24

  Added:                glsa-200709-08.xml
  Log:
  GLSA 200709-08

Revision  Changes    Path
1.1                  xml/htdocs/security/en/glsa/glsa-200709-08.xml

file : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewcvs.py/gentoo/xml/htdocs/security/en/glsa/glsa-200709-08.xml?rev=1.1&view=markup
plain: http://sources.gentoo.org/viewcvs.py/gentoo/xml/htdocs/security/en/glsa/glsa-200709-08.xml?rev=1.1&content-type=text/plain

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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="200709-08">
  <title>id3lib: Insecure temporary file creation</title>
  <synopsis>
    A vulnerability has been discovered in id3lib allowing local users to
    overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.
  </synopsis>
  <product type="ebuild">id3lib</product>
  <announced>September 15, 2007</announced>
  <revised>September 15, 2007: 01</revised>
  <bug>189610</bug>
  <access>local</access>
  <affected>
    <package name="media-libs/id3lib" auto="yes" arch="*">
      <unaffected range="ge">3.8.3-r6</unaffected>
      <vulnerable range="lt">3.8.3-r6</vulnerable>
    </package>
  </affected>
  <background>
    <p>
    id3lib is an open-source, cross-platform software development library
    for reading, writing, and manipulating ID3v1 and ID3v2 tags.
    </p>
  </background>
  <description>
    <p>
    Nikolaus Schulz discovered that the function RenderV2ToFile() in file
    src/tag_file.cpp creates temporary files in an insecure manner.
    </p>
  </description>
  <impact type="normal">
    <p>
    A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability via a symlink attack
    to overwrite arbitrary files.
    </p>
  </impact>
  <workaround>
    <p>
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    </p>
  </workaround>
  <resolution>
    <p>
    All id3lib users should upgrade to the latest version:
    </p>
    <code>
    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-libs/id3lib-3.8.3-r6&quot;</code>
  </resolution>
  <references>
    <uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4460">CVE-2007-4460</uri>
  </references>
  <metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 13 Sep 2007 20:50:09 +0000">
    mfleming
  </metadata>
  <metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Fri, 14 Sep 2007 08:35:20 +0000">
    falco
  </metadata>
</glsa>



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