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<glsa id="200812-22">
<title>Ampache: Insecure temporary file usage</title>
<synopsis>
An insecure temporary file usage has been reported in Ampache, allowing for
symlink attacks.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">ampache</product>
<announced>December 23, 2008</announced>
<revised>December 23, 2008: 01</revised>
<bug>237483</bug>
<access>local</access>
<affected>
<package name="www-apps/ampache" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.4.3</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.4.3</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Ampache is a PHP based tool for managing, updating and playing audio
files via a web interface.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Dmitry E. Oboukhov reported an insecure temporary file usage within the
gather-messages.sh script.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A local attacker could perform symlink attacks to overwrite arbitrary
files 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 Ampache users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=www-apps/ampache-3.4.3&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3929">CVE-2008-3929</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Mon, 22 Sep 2008 12:37:47 +0000">
keytoaster
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 11 Dec 2008 21:03:24 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Thu, 11 Dec 2008 21:03:37 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
</glsa>