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Bug 436906 (CVE-2012-3500) - <dev-util/rpmdevtools-8.3: Race condition in devscripts (CVE-2012-3500)
Summary: <dev-util/rpmdevtools-8.3: Race condition in devscripts (CVE-2012-3500)
Alias: CVE-2012-3500
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal trivial (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: ~3 [noglsa]
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-10-02 00:53 UTC by GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot
Modified: 2012-12-04 22:37 UTC (History)
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Description GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2012-10-02 00:53:35 UTC
CVE-2012-3500 (
  scripts/ in devscripts before 2.12.2, as used in
  rpmdevtools before 8.3, allows local users to modify arbitrary files via a
  symlink attack on the temporary (1) standard output or (2) standard error
  output file.
Comment 1 Tomáš Chvátal (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2012-12-04 08:36:01 UTC
Bumped to 8.3 and removed older version.
Comment 2 Sean Amoss (RETIRED) gentoo-dev Security 2012-12-04 22:37:54 UTC
Thanks, Tomáš!

Closing noglsa for ~arch only issue.