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<glsa id="200803-11">
<title>Vobcopy: Insecure temporary file creation</title>
<synopsis>
Vobcopy uses temporary files in an insecure manner, allowing for a symlink
attack.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">vobcopy</product>
<announced>March 05, 2008</announced>
<revised>March 05, 2008: 01</revised>
<bug>197578</bug>
<access>local</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-video/vobcopy" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.1.0</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.1.0</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Vobcopy is a tool for decrypting and copying DVD .vob files to a hard
disk.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Joey Hess reported that vobcopy appends data to the file
"/tmp/vobcopy.bla" in an insecure manner.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to conduct symlink
attacks and append data to arbitrary files with the privileges of the
user running Vobcopy.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All Vobcopy users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-video/vobcopy-1.1.0&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-5718">CVE-2007-5718</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 04 Mar 2008 14:25:49 +0000">
rbu
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 04 Mar 2008 22:37:51 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Tue, 04 Mar 2008 22:38:00 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
</glsa>