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<glsa id="200408-09">
<title>Roundup: Filesystem access vulnerability</title>
<synopsis>
Roundup will make files owned by the user that it's running as accessable
to a remote attacker.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">Roundup</product>
<announced>August 11, 2004</announced>
<revised>May 22, 2006: 03</revised>
<bug>53494</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="www-apps/roundup" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.7.6</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="le">0.6.4</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Roundup is a simple to use issue-tracking system with command-line,
web, and e-mail interfaces.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Improper handling of a specially crafted URL allows access to the
server's filesystem, which could contain sensitive information.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="low">
<p>
An attacker could view files owned by the user running Roundup. This
will never be root however, as Roundup will not run as root.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time. All users are encouraged to
upgrade to the latest available version of Roundup.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All Roundup users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv &quot;&gt;=www-apps/roundup-0.7.6&quot;
# emerge &quot;&gt;=www-apps/roundup-0.7.6&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://secunia.com/advisories/11801/">Secunia Advisory SA11801</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-1444">CVE-2004-1444</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 9 Aug 2004 18:49:24 +0000">
chriswhite
</metadata>
</glsa>