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RHSA-2001:027: Updated sgml-tools packages fix insecure temporary file handling

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RHSA-2001:027: Updated sgml-tools packages fix insecure temporary file handling

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
06/27/2001
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/28/2005
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Insecure handling of temporary file permissions could lead to other users on a multi-user system being able to read the documents being converted.

Temporary files were created without any special permissions, and so in most cases would be world-readable. The fixed packages create a secure temporary directory first (readable only by the owner), and then create temporary files inside that.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-sgml-tools

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