[USN-243-1] tuxpaint vulnerability

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[USN-243-1] tuxpaint vulnerability

Martin Pitt
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-243-1   January 16, 2006
tuxpaint vulnerability
CVE-2005-3340
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A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 5.10 (Breezy Badger)

The following packages are affected:

tuxpaint

The problem can be corrected by upgrading the affected package to
version 1:0.9.14-2ubuntu0.1.  In general, a standard system upgrade is
sufficient to effect the necessary changes.

Details follow:

Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña discovered that the tuxpaint-import.sh
script created a temporary file in an insecure way. This could allow a
symlink attack to create or overwrite arbitrary files with the
privileges of the user running tuxpaint.


  Source archives:

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/t/tuxpaint/tuxpaint_0.9.14-2ubuntu0.1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5:     6127 109a598848fcaa2fd23f4b32f5478d79
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/t/tuxpaint/tuxpaint_0.9.14-2ubuntu0.1.dsc
      Size/MD5:      755 1b27685235065548832add6c65f6d638
    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/t/tuxpaint/tuxpaint_0.9.14.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5:  3208894 0b7522c1b3672d5c233f7bbc772c8dec

  Architecture independent packages:

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/t/tuxpaint/tuxpaint-data_0.9.14-2ubuntu0.1_all.deb
      Size/MD5:  1004980 ebc69ca71f5d5cd7fc5f9983d17656d6

  amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/t/tuxpaint/tuxpaint_0.9.14-2ubuntu0.1_amd64.deb
      Size/MD5:    98728 7211b8041bdadb65e5c15c9f8f7e377d

  i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/t/tuxpaint/tuxpaint_0.9.14-2ubuntu0.1_i386.deb
      Size/MD5:    91672 63ec1209cf7f89213a29fbbb5ab7b570

  powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)

    http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/t/tuxpaint/tuxpaint_0.9.14-2ubuntu0.1_powerpc.deb
      Size/MD5:   100306 eb0d05c193c4f40ddb54c1dc03f7d451

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