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<title>Amarok: Insecure temporary file creation</title>
<synopsis>
Amarok uses temporary files in an insecure manner, allowing for a symlink
attack.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">amarok</product>
<announced>September 08, 2008</announced>
<revised>September 08, 2008: 01</revised>
<bug>234689</bug>
<access>local</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-sound/amarok" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.4.10</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.4.10</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Amarok is an advanced music player.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Dwayne Litzenberger reported that the
MagnatuneBrowser::listDownloadComplete() function in
magnatunebrowser/magnatunebrowser.cpp uses the album_info.xml temporary
file in an insecure manner.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A local attacker could perform a symlink attack to overwrite arbitrary
files on the system 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 Amarok users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-sound/amarok-1.4.10&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3699">CVE-2008-3699</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 02 Sep 2008 17:05:46 +0000">
keytoaster
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 05 Sep 2008 21:54:43 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Fri, 05 Sep 2008 21:54:55 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
</glsa>