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Bug#598298: marked as done (mn-fit: CVE-2010-3366: insecure library loading)



Your message dated Sun, 20 Feb 2011 01:21:47 +0000
with message-id <E1Pqxzf-0003Te-Tf@franck.debian.org>
and subject line Bug#508501: Removed package(s) from unstable
has caused the Debian Bug report #598298,
regarding mn-fit: CVE-2010-3366: insecure library loading
to be marked as done.

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Package: mn-fit
Version: 5.13-7
Severity: grave
Tags: security
User: team@security.debian.org
Usertags: ldpath

Hello,

During a review of the Debian archive, I've found your package to
contain a script that can be abused by an attacker to execute arbitrary
code.

The vulnerability is introduced by an insecure change to
LD_LIBRARY_PATH, and environment variable used by ld.so(8) to look for
libraries on a directory other than the standard paths.

Vulnerable code follows:

/usr/bin/mn_fit line 146:
    LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$ROOTSYS/lib:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH

When there's an empty item on the colon-separated list of
LD_LIBRARY_PATH, ld.so treats it as '.' (i.e. CWD/$PWD.)
If the given script is executed from a directory where a potential,
local, attacker can write files to, there's a chance to exploit this
bug.

This vulnerability has been assigned the CVE id CVE-2010-3366. Please make sure
you mention it when forwarding this report to upstream and when fixing
this bug (everywhere: upstream and here at Debian.)

[0] http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-3366
[1] http://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2010-3366

Sincerely,
Raphael Geissert



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Version: 5.13-7+rm

Dear submitter,

as the package mn-fit has just been removed from the Debian archive
unstable we hereby close the associated bug reports.  We are sorry
that we couldn't deal with your issue properly.

For details on the removal, please see http://bugs.debian.org/508501

The version of this package that was in Debian prior to this removal
can still be found using http://snapshot.debian.org/.

This message was generated automatically; if you believe that there is
a problem with it please contact the archive administrators by mailing
ftpmaster@debian.org.

Debian distribution maintenance software
pp.
Luca Falavigna (the ftpmaster behind the curtain)


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