GLSA-200712-01 : Hugin: 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-200712-01
(Hugin: Insecure temporary file creation)

Suse Linux reported that Hugin creates the
'hugin_debug_optim_results.txt' temporary file in an insecure manner.

Impact :

A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability with a symlink
attack, potentially overwriting an arbitrary file with the privileges
of the user running the application.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200712-01.xml

Solution :

All Hugin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/hugin-0.6.1-r1'

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29231 (gentoo_GLSA-200712-01.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5200