GLSA-200903-08 : gEDA: Insecure temporary file creation
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 35798
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200903-08 (gEDA: Insecure temporary file creation)
Dmitry E. Oboukhov reported an insecure temporary file usage within the sch2eaglepos.sh script.
A local attacker could perform symlink attacks to overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the user running the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll gEDA users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sci-electronics/geda-1.4.0-r1'