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Gentoo: 'eroaster' temporary file vulnerability Print E-mail
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Gentoo Previous eroaster versions allowwed local users to overwrite arbitraryfiles via a symlink attack on a temporary file that is used as a lockfile.

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          PACKAGE : eroaster
          SUMMARY : symlink attack
             DATE : 2003-09-02 09:57 UTC
          EXPLOIT : local
VERSIONS AFFECTED : =eroaster-2.1.0-r2
              CVE : CAN-2003-0656

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Previous eroaster versions allowwed local users to overwrite arbitrary
files via a symlink attack on a temporary file that is used as a lockfile.


It is recommended that all Gentoo Linux users who are running
app-cdr/eroaster upgrade to eroaster-2.1.0-r2 as follows:

emerge sync
emerge eroaster
emerge clean

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