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Bug 235808 (CVE-2008-4935) - media-gfx/aview <1.3.0_rc1-r1 insecure temp file usage (CVE-2008-4935)
Summary: media-gfx/aview <1.3.0_rc1-r1 insecure temp file usage (CVE-2008-4935)
Alias: CVE-2008-4935
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All All
: High minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3? [glsa]
Depends on:
Blocks: debian-tempfile
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Reported: 2008-08-26 17:33 UTC by Christian Hoffmann (RETIRED)
Modified: 2008-12-14 00:45 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

02_tmp_creation.patch (02_tmp_creation.patch,1.04 KB, patch)
2008-09-11 18:52 UTC, Santiago M. Mola (RETIRED)
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Description Christian Hoffmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-08-26 17:33:44 UTC
See $URL and bug 235770.
Comment 1 Christian Hoffmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-08-26 19:28:55 UTC
Confirmed in version 1.3.0_rc1. File: /usr/bin/asciiview
Line 6: rm $file
Line 10, 70, 73: Piping output to $file
Line 59: mkfifo $file (will probably just fail if already existing, program execution continues anyway)
Comment 2 Christian Hoffmann (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-08-26 19:32:18 UTC
No patch from Debian yet.
This package is maintained-needed.
Comment 3 Santiago M. Mola (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-09-11 18:52:37 UTC
Created attachment 165209 [details, diff]

Debian patched it.
Comment 4 Robert Buchholz (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-09-13 19:11:45 UTC
*aview-1.3.0_rc1-r1 (13 Sep 2008)

  13 Sep 2008; Robert Buchholz <>
  +files/aview-1.3.0_rc1-tmp_creation.patch, +aview-1.3.0_rc1-r1.ebuild:
  Non-maintainer bump:
  Fix insecure temporary file creation in asciiview (bug #235808)
Comment 5 Robert Buchholz (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-09-14 11:26:36 UTC
Arches, please test and mark stable:
Target keywords : "amd64 ppc x86"
Comment 6 Santiago M. Mola (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-09-17 11:13:55 UTC
amd64 stable
Comment 7 Raúl Porcel (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-09-17 11:29:51 UTC <- file to test

x86 stable
Comment 8 Tobias Scherbaum (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-09-19 18:57:11 UTC
ppc stable
Comment 9 Pierre-Yves Rofes (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-09-19 19:59:49 UTC
GLSA decision, voting YES.
Comment 10 Tobias Heinlein (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-09-22 12:40:09 UTC
YES too, request filed.
Comment 11 Tobias Heinlein (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-12-14 00:45:40 UTC
GLSA 200812-14, thanks everyone, sorry about the "delay".