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[GLSA-200501-42] VDR: Arbitrary file overwriting issue

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
VDR: Arbitrary file overwriting issue

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200501-42
(VDR: Arbitrary file overwriting issue)


Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pena from the Debian Security Audit Team
discovered that VDR accesses user-controlled files insecurely.

Impact

A local attacker could create malicious links and invoke a VDR
recording that would overwrite arbitrary files on the system.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-0071


Solution:
All VDR users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/vdr-1.2.6-r1"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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