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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-5023: Fail2ban: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-5023: Fail2ban: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:N)
Published
06/10/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The (1) dshield.conf, (2) mail-buffered.conf, (3) mynetwatchman.conf, and (4) mynetwatchman.conf actions in action.d/ in Fail2ban before 0.8.5 allows local users to write to arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files with predictable names, as demonstrated by /tmp/fail2ban-mail.txt.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-analyzer-fail2ban

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