GLSA-200712-01 : Hugin: Insecure temporary file creation
Low Nessus Plugin ID 29231
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe 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.
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.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Hugin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/hugin-0.6.1-r1'