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<glsa id="200712-01">
<title>Hugin: Insecure temporary file creation</title>
<synopsis>
A vulnerability has been discovered in Hugin, potentially allowing for a
Denial of Service.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">hugin</product>
<announced>December 05, 2007</announced>
<revised>December 05, 2007: 01</revised>
<bug>195996</bug>
<access>local</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-gfx/hugin" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="rge">0.6.1-r1</unaffected>
<unaffected range="ge">0.7_beta4-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.7_beta4-r1</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Hugin is a GUI for creating and processing panoramic images.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Suse Linux reported that Hugin creates the
"hugin_debug_optim_results.txt" temporary file in an insecure manner.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability with a symlink
attack, potentially overwriting an arbitrary file with the privileges
of the user running the application.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All Hugin users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-gfx/hugin-0.6.1-r1&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5200">CVE-2007-5200</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 17 Nov 2007 23:47:03 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sat, 17 Nov 2007 23:47:10 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
</glsa>