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PostPosted: Sat Jun 28, 2003 9:25 pm    Post subject: [gentoo-security] GLSA: noweb (200306-16) Reply with quote

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GENTOO LINUX SECURITY ANNOUNCEMENT 200306-16
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PACKAGE : noweb
SUMMARY : insecure temporary file creations
DATE : 2003-06-28 20:23 UTC
EXPLOIT : local
VERSIONS AFFECTED : <noweb-2.9-r3
FIXED VERSION : >=noweb-2.9-r3
CVE : CAN-2003-0381

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quote from cve:
"Multiple vulnerabilities in noweb 2.9 and earlier creates temporary
files insecurely, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files
via multiple vectors including the noroff script."

SOLUTION

It is recommended that all Gentoo Linux users who are running
app-text/noweb upgrade to noweb-2.9-r3 as follows

emerge sync
emerge noweb
emerge clean

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aliz@gentoo.org - GnuPG key is available at http://cvs.gentoo.org/~aliz
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