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Secunia Security Advisory 32820

Secunia Security Advisory 32820
Posted Nov 20, 2008
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A security issue has been reported in SystemImager, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to perform certain actions with escalated privileges.

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Secunia Security Advisory 32820

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TITLE:
SystemImager "si_mkbootserver" Insecure Temporary Files

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA32820

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/32820/

CRITICAL:
Less critical

IMPACT:
Privilege escalation

WHERE:
Local system

SOFTWARE:
SystemImager 4.x
http://secunia.com/advisories/product/20540/

DESCRIPTION:
A security issue has been reported in SystemImager, which can be
exploited by malicious, local users to perform certain actions with
escalated privileges.

The security issue is caused due to the "sbin/si_mkbootserver" script
using temporary files in an insecure manner. This can be exploited to
overwrite arbitrary files via symlink attacks.

The security issue affects version 4.0.2. Other versions may also be
affected.

SOLUTION:
Restrict local access to trusted users only.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported by Dmitry E. Oboukhov via the "debian-devel" mailing list.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2008/08/msg00347.html

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Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
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Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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