19512 : Bacula /autoconf/randpass Insecure Temporary File Creation
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2005-09-20

Description

Bacula contains a flaw that may allow a malicious local user to create or overwrite arbitrary files on the system. The issue is due to /autoconf/randpass creating temporary files in /tmp insecurely. It is possible for a user to use a symlink style attack to manipulate arbitrary files, resulting in a loss of integrity.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Race Condition
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.37.39 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Bacula
Bacula
1.36.3
1.36.2
1.36.1
1.36.0
1.34.6

References

Credit

  • Eric Romang - eromangzataz.net - ZATAZ Audit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 3.6
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2005-09-21 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_0

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