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Mandrake MDKSA-2003:083: eroaster temp file vulnerability

by Nikola Strahija on August 19th, 2003 A vulnerability was discovered in eroaster where it does not take any security precautions when creating a temporary file for the lockfile. This vulnerability could be exploited to overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the user running eroaster.


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Mandrake Linux Security Update Advisory
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Package name: eroaster
Advisory ID: MDKSA-2003:083
Date: August 19th, 2003

Affected versions: 9.0, 9.1, Corporate Server 2.1
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Problem Description:

A vulnerability was discovered in eroaster where it does not take any
security precautions when creating a temporary file for the lockfile.
This vulnerability could be exploited to overwrite arbitrary files with
the privileges of the user running eroaster.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2003-0656
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Updated Packages:

Corporate Server 2.1:
381dd0ff7119ea907f3e7c91125ed3d4 corporate/2.1/RPMS/eroaster-2.1.0-6.1mdk.noarch.rpm
859fd6b2fe922be90f2594e4b7e0a8f5 corporate/2.1/SRPMS/eroaster-2.1.0-6.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 9.0:
381dd0ff7119ea907f3e7c91125ed3d4 9.0/RPMS/eroaster-2.1.0-6.1mdk.noarch.rpm
859fd6b2fe922be90f2594e4b7e0a8f5 9.0/SRPMS/eroaster-2.1.0-6.1mdk.src.rpm

Mandrake Linux 9.1:
24914649a0aefd1733b474e44509baf0 9.1/RPMS/eroaster-2.1.0-6.1mdk.noarch.rpm
859fd6b2fe922be90f2594e4b7e0a8f5 9.1/SRPMS/eroaster-2.1.0-6.1mdk.src.rpm
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Bug IDs fixed (see https://qa.mandrakesoft.com for more information):
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gpg --recv-keys --keyserver www.mandrakesecure.net 0x22458A98

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If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_linux-mandrake.com

Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Linux Mandrake Security Team

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