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<glsa id="201006-08">
<title>nano: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>
Race conditions when editing files could lead to symlink attacks or changes
of ownerships of important files.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">nano</product>
<announced>June 01, 2010</announced>
<revised>June 01, 2010: 01</revised>
<bug>315355</bug>
<access>local</access>
<affected>
<package name="app-editors/nano" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.2.4</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.2.4</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
nano is a GNU GPL'd Pico clone with more functionality.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Multiple race condition vulnerabilities have been discovered in nano.
For further information please consult the CVE entries referenced
below.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
Under certain conditions, a local, user-assisted attacker could
possibly overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on an
attacker-owned file that is being edited by the victim, or change the
ownership of arbitrary files.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All nano users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=app-editors/nano-2.2.4&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-1160">CVE-2010-1160</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-1161">CVE-2010-1161</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 30 Apr 2010 14:22:38 +0000">
chiiph
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 27 May 2010 14:24:42 +0000">
keytoaster
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Thu, 27 May 2010 17:43:51 +0000">
vorlon
</metadata>
</glsa>