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From: "Raphael Marichez (falco)" <falco@g.o>
Subject: gentoo commit in xml/htdocs/security/en/glsa: glsa-200709-04.xml
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2007 21:27:45 +0000
falco       07/09/18 21:27:45

  Added:                glsa-200709-04.xml
  GLSA 200709-04

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1.1                  xml/htdocs/security/en/glsa/glsa-200709-04.xml

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Index: glsa-200709-04.xml
<?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"?>

<glsa id="200709-04">
  <title>po4a: Insecure temporary file creation</title>
    A vulnerability has been discovered in po4a, allowing for a symlink attack.
  <product type="ebuild">po4a</product>
  <announced>September 13, 2007</announced>
  <revised>September 13, 2007: 01</revised>
    <package name="app-text/po4a" auto="yes" arch="*">
      <unaffected range="ge">0.32-r1</unaffected>
      <vulnerable range="lt">0.32-r1</vulnerable>
    po4a is a set of tools for helping with the translation of
    The po4a development team reported a race condition in the gettextize()
    function when creating the file "/tmp/gettextization.failed.po".
  <impact type="normal">
    A local attacker could perform a symlink attack, possibly overwriting
    files with the permissions of the user running po4a.
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    All po4a users should upgrade to the latest version:
    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=app-text/po4a-0.32-r1&quot;</code>
    <uri link="">CVE-2007-4462</uri>
  <metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 28 Aug 2007 20:28:00 +0000">
  <metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Tue, 28 Aug 2007 20:28:12 +0000">
  <metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 08 Sep 2007 16:20:41 +0000">

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