GLSA 200410-10: gettext: Insecure temporary file
Posted on: 04/22/2005 06:30 AM

A gettext security update has been released for Gentoo Linux

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory [UPDATE] GLSA 200410-10:02
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Low
Title: gettext: Insecure temporary file handling
Date: October 10, 2004
Updated: April 21, 2005
Bugs: #66355
ID: 200410-10:02

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Update
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gettext version 0.14.1 reintroduced an old vulnerability by failing to apply the proper patch.

The updated sections appear below.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 sys-devel/gettext lt; 0.14.1-r1 gt;= 0.14.1-r1
*gt;= 0.12.1-r2

Resolution
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All gettext users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "gt;=sys-devel/gettext-0.14.1-r1"

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200410-10.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2005 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0


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