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[Bug 459031] VUL-0: [openSUSE:Factory:Contrib/pdfjam] has /tmp problems
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  • Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2009 13:20:42 -0700 (MST)
  • Message-id: <20090107202042.77E02245390@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

User meissner@xxxxxxxxxx added comment

--- Comment #3 from Marcus Meissner <meissner@xxxxxxxxxx> 2009-01-07 13:20:41
MST ---
from oss-sec:

Martin Väth also discovered an untrusted search path vulnerability in
the pdfjam scripts: They prepend . to PATH, allowing attackers to
execute code by preparing executables (e.g. sed) in the directory
pdfnup was run from or in /var/tmp (e.g. pdflatex, cp, rm).

Martin also prepared a patch, see:

Please assign another CVE for this issue.


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