GLSA-201203-18 : Minitube: Insecure temporary file usage

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201203-18
(Minitube: Insecure temporary file usage)

ina reported that Minitube does not handle temporary files

Impact :

A local attacker could perform symlink attacks to overwrite arbitrary
files with the privileges of the user running the application.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Minitube users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-video/minitube-1.6'
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since November 11, 2011. It is likely that your system is
already no longer affected by this issue.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59610 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50104