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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-1299: PulseAudio: Insecure temporary file usage

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-1299: PulseAudio: Insecure temporary file usage

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/18/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The pa_make_secure_dir function in core-util.c in PulseAudio 0.9.10 and 0.9.19 allows local users to change the ownership and permissions of arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /tmp/.esd-##### temporary file.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-media-sound-pulseaudio

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