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<glsa id="201201-11">
<title>Firewall Builder: Privilege escalation</title>
<synopsis>Insecure temporary file usage in Firewall Builder could allow
attackers to overwrite arbitrary files.
<product type="ebuild">fwbuilder</product>
<announced>January 23, 2012</announced>
<revised>January 23, 2012: 1</revised>
<package name="net-firewall/fwbuilder" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.0.7</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.0.7</vulnerable>
<p>Firewall Builder is a GUI for easy management of multiple firewall
<p>Two vulnerabilities in Firewall Builder allow the iptables and
fwb_install scripts to use temporary files insecurely.
<impact type="normal">
<p>A local attacker could possibly overwrite arbitrary files with the
privileges of the user running Firewall Builder.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All Firewall Builder users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=net-firewall/fwbuilder-3.0.7"
<p>NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since March 09, 2010. It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.
<uri link="">CVE-2008-4956</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2009-4664</uri>
<metadata timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:37:46 +0000" tag="requester">craig</metadata>
<metadata timestamp="Mon, 23 Jan 2012 19:53:36 +0000" tag="submitter">ackle</metadata>