GLSA-200812-22 : Ampache: Insecure temporary file usage

High Nessus Plugin ID 35269


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200812-22 (Ampache: Insecure temporary file usage)

Dmitry E. Oboukhov reported an insecure temporary file usage within the script.
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.


All Ampache users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/ampache-3.4.3'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 35269

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200812-22.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/12/26

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:ampache, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2008/12/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3929

OSVDB: 47822

GLSA: 200812-22

CWE: 59