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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   CVS Vendors:   GNU [multiple authors]
(Red Hat Issues Fix) CVS Unsafe Temporary Files in 'cvsbug' May Let Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1014860
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1014860
CVE Reference:   CVE-2005-2693   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 6 2005
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.12.12 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in CVS. A local user may be able to obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

The cvsbug application uses temporary files in an unsafe manner. A local user can cause arbitrary instructions to be executed when a target user runs cvsbug. The instructions will executed with the privileges of the user running cvsbug.

Josh Bressers reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user may be able to obtain the privileges of the user running 'cvsbug' on the target system.
Solution:   Red Hat has released a fix.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (Advanced Server) version 2.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1AS/en/os/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.1p1-19.src.rpm
58d707950339b5984b92e679d8735283 cvs-1.11.1p1-19.src.rpm

i386:
c4c7380ba52df40f08cb1ecc96aa70ea cvs-1.11.1p1-19.i386.rpm

ia64:
c8f4b3f86b9d2c79a3e6c7be3f68c456 cvs-1.11.1p1-19.ia64.rpm

Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1AW/en/os/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.1p1-19.src.rpm
58d707950339b5984b92e679d8735283 cvs-1.11.1p1-19.src.rpm

ia64:
c8f4b3f86b9d2c79a3e6c7be3f68c456 cvs-1.11.1p1-19.ia64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 2.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1ES/en/os/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.1p1-19.src.rpm
58d707950339b5984b92e679d8735283 cvs-1.11.1p1-19.src.rpm

i386:
c4c7380ba52df40f08cb1ecc96aa70ea cvs-1.11.1p1-19.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 2.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1WS/en/os/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.1p1-19.src.rpm
58d707950339b5984b92e679d8735283 cvs-1.11.1p1-19.src.rpm

i386:
c4c7380ba52df40f08cb1ecc96aa70ea cvs-1.11.1p1-19.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3AS/en/os/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.2-28.src.rpm
63dda99e283a8dec83dda68217cf8242 cvs-1.11.2-28.src.rpm

i386:
5a85254a3c83ad082cb9b3579bf53cb1 cvs-1.11.2-28.i386.rpm

ia64:
e5330fbefb332f44ee8b55ed32cbd580 cvs-1.11.2-28.ia64.rpm

ppc:
f49d4b23da384c46f13c14a6252910cd cvs-1.11.2-28.ppc.rpm

s390:
f632e999728a52715479b92de9b49443 cvs-1.11.2-28.s390.rpm

s390x:
6f9020e43e5c9129633b96778e476753 cvs-1.11.2-28.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
dceaf8bbd78dd72d792e0d9ee88a0060 cvs-1.11.2-28.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3desktop/en/os/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.2-28.src.rpm
63dda99e283a8dec83dda68217cf8242 cvs-1.11.2-28.src.rpm

i386:
5a85254a3c83ad082cb9b3579bf53cb1 cvs-1.11.2-28.i386.rpm

x86_64:
dceaf8bbd78dd72d792e0d9ee88a0060 cvs-1.11.2-28.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3ES/en/os/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.2-28.src.rpm
63dda99e283a8dec83dda68217cf8242 cvs-1.11.2-28.src.rpm

i386:
5a85254a3c83ad082cb9b3579bf53cb1 cvs-1.11.2-28.i386.rpm

ia64:
e5330fbefb332f44ee8b55ed32cbd580 cvs-1.11.2-28.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
dceaf8bbd78dd72d792e0d9ee88a0060 cvs-1.11.2-28.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3WS/en/os/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.2-28.src.rpm
63dda99e283a8dec83dda68217cf8242 cvs-1.11.2-28.src.rpm

i386:
5a85254a3c83ad082cb9b3579bf53cb1 cvs-1.11.2-28.i386.rpm

ia64:
e5330fbefb332f44ee8b55ed32cbd580 cvs-1.11.2-28.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
dceaf8bbd78dd72d792e0d9ee88a0060 cvs-1.11.2-28.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4AS/en/os/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.src.rpm
d544d5c637a6d4548afbb8eec213a2d6 cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.src.rpm

i386:
175510834dbe9447bed0c56247105667 cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.i386.rpm

ia64:
a70bd224c537256f89d50839ffee506d cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.ia64.rpm

ppc:
45b1d1fc3397f8c484835d6aea963dc8 cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.ppc.rpm

s390:
56bbbddb91b8dcae6671cffe4c66e8f1 cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.s390.rpm

s390x:
4d66f3e910fb772c21efffaefc8fdbc1 cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
5f53a4781fe1a688a6af68ef294fe159 cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4Desktop/en/os/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.src.rpm
d544d5c637a6d4548afbb8eec213a2d6 cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.src.rpm

i386:
175510834dbe9447bed0c56247105667 cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
5f53a4781fe1a688a6af68ef294fe159 cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4ES/en/os/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.src.rpm
d544d5c637a6d4548afbb8eec213a2d6 cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.src.rpm

i386:
175510834dbe9447bed0c56247105667 cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.i386.rpm

ia64:
a70bd224c537256f89d50839ffee506d cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
5f53a4781fe1a688a6af68ef294fe159 cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4WS/en/os/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.src.rpm
d544d5c637a6d4548afbb8eec213a2d6 cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.src.rpm

i386:
175510834dbe9447bed0c56247105667 cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.i386.rpm

ia64:
a70bd224c537256f89d50839ffee506d cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
5f53a4781fe1a688a6af68ef294fe159 cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.x86_64.rpm

Vendor URL:  www.nongnu.org/cvs/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Red Hat Enterprise)
Underlying OS Comments:  2.1, 3, 4

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Sep 6 2005 CVS Unsafe Temporary Files in 'cvsbug' May Let Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges



 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [RHSA-2005:756-01] Low: cvs security update


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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Low: cvs security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2005:756-01
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-756.html
Issue date:        2005-09-06
Updated on:        2005-09-06
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
CVE Names:         CAN-2005-2693
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1. Summary:

An updated cvs package that fixes a security bug is now available.

This update has been rated as having low security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (Advanced Server) version 2.1 - i386, ia64
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 - ia64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 2.1 - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 2.1 - i386
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3 - i386, ia64, ppc, s390, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Desktop version 3 - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3 - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3 - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4 - i386, ia64, ppc, s390, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4 - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4 - i386, ia64, x86_64

3. Problem description:

CVS (Concurrent Version System) is a version control system.

An insecure temporary file usage was found in the cvsbug program.  It is
possible that a local user could leverage this issue to execute arbitrary
instructions as the user running cvsbug.  The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project assigned the name CAN-2005-2693 to this issue.

All users of cvs should upgrade to this updated package, which includes a
patch to correct this issue.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released
errata relevant to your system have been applied.  Use Red Hat
Network to download and update your packages.  To launch the Red Hat
Update Agent, use the following command:

    up2date

For information on how to install packages manually, refer to the
following Web page for the System Administration or Customization
guide specific to your system:

    http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/

5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

166365 - CAN-2005-2693 CVS temporary file issue


6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (Advanced Server) version 2.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1AS/en/os/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.1p1-19.src.rpm
58d707950339b5984b92e679d8735283  cvs-1.11.1p1-19.src.rpm

i386:
c4c7380ba52df40f08cb1ecc96aa70ea  cvs-1.11.1p1-19.i386.rpm

ia64:
c8f4b3f86b9d2c79a3e6c7be3f68c456  cvs-1.11.1p1-19.ia64.rpm

Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1AW/en/os/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.1p1-19.src.rpm
58d707950339b5984b92e679d8735283  cvs-1.11.1p1-19.src.rpm

ia64:
c8f4b3f86b9d2c79a3e6c7be3f68c456  cvs-1.11.1p1-19.ia64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 2.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1ES/en/os/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.1p1-19.src.rpm
58d707950339b5984b92e679d8735283  cvs-1.11.1p1-19.src.rpm

i386:
c4c7380ba52df40f08cb1ecc96aa70ea  cvs-1.11.1p1-19.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 2.1:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/2.1WS/en/os/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.1p1-19.src.rpm
58d707950339b5984b92e679d8735283  cvs-1.11.1p1-19.src.rpm

i386:
c4c7380ba52df40f08cb1ecc96aa70ea  cvs-1.11.1p1-19.i386.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3AS/en/os/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.2-28.src.rpm
63dda99e283a8dec83dda68217cf8242  cvs-1.11.2-28.src.rpm

i386:
5a85254a3c83ad082cb9b3579bf53cb1  cvs-1.11.2-28.i386.rpm

ia64:
e5330fbefb332f44ee8b55ed32cbd580  cvs-1.11.2-28.ia64.rpm

ppc:
f49d4b23da384c46f13c14a6252910cd  cvs-1.11.2-28.ppc.rpm

s390:
f632e999728a52715479b92de9b49443  cvs-1.11.2-28.s390.rpm

s390x:
6f9020e43e5c9129633b96778e476753  cvs-1.11.2-28.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
dceaf8bbd78dd72d792e0d9ee88a0060  cvs-1.11.2-28.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Desktop version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3desktop/en/os/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.2-28.src.rpm
63dda99e283a8dec83dda68217cf8242  cvs-1.11.2-28.src.rpm

i386:
5a85254a3c83ad082cb9b3579bf53cb1  cvs-1.11.2-28.i386.rpm

x86_64:
dceaf8bbd78dd72d792e0d9ee88a0060  cvs-1.11.2-28.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3ES/en/os/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.2-28.src.rpm
63dda99e283a8dec83dda68217cf8242  cvs-1.11.2-28.src.rpm

i386:
5a85254a3c83ad082cb9b3579bf53cb1  cvs-1.11.2-28.i386.rpm

ia64:
e5330fbefb332f44ee8b55ed32cbd580  cvs-1.11.2-28.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
dceaf8bbd78dd72d792e0d9ee88a0060  cvs-1.11.2-28.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 3:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3WS/en/os/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.2-28.src.rpm
63dda99e283a8dec83dda68217cf8242  cvs-1.11.2-28.src.rpm

i386:
5a85254a3c83ad082cb9b3579bf53cb1  cvs-1.11.2-28.i386.rpm

ia64:
e5330fbefb332f44ee8b55ed32cbd580  cvs-1.11.2-28.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
dceaf8bbd78dd72d792e0d9ee88a0060  cvs-1.11.2-28.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4AS/en/os/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.src.rpm
d544d5c637a6d4548afbb8eec213a2d6  cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.src.rpm

i386:
175510834dbe9447bed0c56247105667  cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.i386.rpm

ia64:
a70bd224c537256f89d50839ffee506d  cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.ia64.rpm

ppc:
45b1d1fc3397f8c484835d6aea963dc8  cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.ppc.rpm

s390:
56bbbddb91b8dcae6671cffe4c66e8f1  cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.s390.rpm

s390x:
4d66f3e910fb772c21efffaefc8fdbc1  cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
5f53a4781fe1a688a6af68ef294fe159  cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4Desktop/en/os/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.src.rpm
d544d5c637a6d4548afbb8eec213a2d6  cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.src.rpm

i386:
175510834dbe9447bed0c56247105667  cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.i386.rpm

x86_64:
5f53a4781fe1a688a6af68ef294fe159  cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ES version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4ES/en/os/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.src.rpm
d544d5c637a6d4548afbb8eec213a2d6  cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.src.rpm

i386:
175510834dbe9447bed0c56247105667  cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.i386.rpm

ia64:
a70bd224c537256f89d50839ffee506d  cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
5f53a4781fe1a688a6af68ef294fe159  cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS version 4:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/4WS/en/os/SRPMS/cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.src.rpm
d544d5c637a6d4548afbb8eec213a2d6  cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.src.rpm

i386:
175510834dbe9447bed0c56247105667  cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.i386.rpm

ia64:
a70bd224c537256f89d50839ffee506d  cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.ia64.rpm

x86_64:
5f53a4781fe1a688a6af68ef294fe159  cvs-1.11.17-8.RHEL4.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and 
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-2693

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>.  More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2005 Red Hat, Inc.

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