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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2009-5023

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:N)
Published
12/10/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/12/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

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)

  • suse-upgrade-fail2ban

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