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|Posted: Fri Dec 12, 2008 9:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 200812-12 ] Honeyd: Insecure temporary file creation
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: Honeyd: Insecure temporary file creation (GLSA 200812-12)
Date: December 12, 2008
An insecure temporary file usage has been reported in Honeyd, possibly
leading to symlink attacks.
Honeyd is a small daemon that creates virtual hosts on a network.
Vulnerable: < 1.5c-r1
Unaffected: >= 1.5c-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures
Dmitry E. Oboukhov reported an insecure temporary file usage within the
A local attacker could perform symlink attacks and overwrite arbitrary
files with the privileges of the user running the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Honeyd users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/honeyd-1.5c-r1"
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