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Bug 154049 - CAN-2005-0990 insecure temp file usage
Summary: CAN-2005-0990 insecure temp file usage
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: sharutils
Version: 4.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
: ---
Assignee: Ngo Than
QA Contact: Jay Turner
Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20050331,source=cve...
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-04-06 20:45 UTC by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2015-01-08 00:09 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2005-04-26 16:31:29 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

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System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:377 low SHIPPED_LIVE Low: sharutils security update 2005-04-26 04:00:00 UTC

Description Josh Bressers 2005-04-06 20:45:38 UTC
The way sharutils handles temporary files is insecure (as reported by the Debian

The Debian bug contains a patch for this issue.

Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2005-04-06 20:46:54 UTC
This issue should also affect RHEL2.1 and RHEL3

Comment 2 Ngo Than 2005-04-14 11:15:32 UTC
it's fixed in sharutils-4.2.1-8.9.x (RHEL2.1) and sharutils-4.2.1-16.2 (RHEL3)

Comment 3 Josh Bressers 2005-04-26 16:31:29 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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