GLSA-200710-05 : QGit: Insecure temporary file creation

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200710-05
(QGit: Insecure temporary file creation)

Raphael Marichez discovered that the DataLoader::doStart() method
creates temporary files in an insecure manner and executes them.

Impact :

A local attacker could perform a symlink attack, possibly overwriting
files or executing arbitrary code with the rights of the user running
QGit.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200710-05.xml

Solution :

All QGit users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-util/qgit-1.5.7'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 26945 (gentoo_GLSA-200710-05.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4631