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<glsa id="200709-08">
<title>id3lib: Insecure temporary file creation</title>
<synopsis>
A vulnerability has been discovered in id3lib allowing local users to
overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">id3lib</product>
<announced>September 15, 2007</announced>
<revised>September 15, 2007: 01</revised>
<bug>189610</bug>
<access>local</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-libs/id3lib" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.8.3-r6</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.8.3-r6</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
id3lib is an open-source, cross-platform software development library
for reading, writing, and manipulating ID3v1 and ID3v2 tags.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Nikolaus Schulz discovered that the function RenderV2ToFile() in file
src/tag_file.cpp creates temporary files in an insecure manner.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability via a symlink attack
to overwrite arbitrary files.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All id3lib users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-libs/id3lib-3.8.3-r6&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4460">CVE-2007-4460</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 13 Sep 2007 20:50:09 +0000">
mfleming
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Fri, 14 Sep 2007 08:35:20 +0000">
falco
</metadata>
</glsa>