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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2008-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2008-1
Posted Oct 24, 2013
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 2008-1 - Ralph Loader discovered that Suds incorrectly handled temporary files. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to overwrite arbitrary files. In the default installation of Ubuntu, this should be prevented by the Yama link restrictions.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, local
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2013-2217
MD5 | 8ec08eeedc2a77a4aea479102b0a72c4

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2008-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2008-1
October 24, 2013

suds vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 13.04
- Ubuntu 12.10
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

Suds could be made to overwrite files.

Software Description:
- suds: Lightweight SOAP client for Python

Details:

Ralph Loader discovered that Suds incorrectly handled temporary files. A
local attacker could possibly use this issue to overwrite arbitrary files.
In the default installation of Ubuntu, this should be prevented by the Yama
link restrictions.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 13.04:
python-suds 0.4.1-5ubuntu0.13.04.1

Ubuntu 12.10:
python-suds 0.4.1-5ubuntu0.12.10.1

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
python-suds 0.4.1-2ubuntu1.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2008-1
CVE-2013-2217

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/suds/0.4.1-5ubuntu0.13.04.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/suds/0.4.1-5ubuntu0.12.10.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/suds/0.4.1-2ubuntu1.1

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