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ampache -- insecure temporary file usage

Affected packages
ampache < 3.4.3


VuXML ID 0ac68e68-d32b-11dd-b540-d1288664c17e
Discovery 2008-12-24
Entry 2008-12-26

Secunia reports:

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

The security issue is caused due to the "" script handling temporary files in an insecure manner. This can be exploited via symlink attacks to overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the user running the script.


Bugtraq ID 30875
CVE Name CVE-2008-3929