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Oracle 10g Installer Insecure Temporary File Creation

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Release Date:  2004-07-05    Views:  12,836

Secunia Advisory SA12008

Where:

Local system

Impact:

Privilege escalation

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

No CVE references.

Description


Knud Erik Højgaard has reported a security issue in Oracle Database 10g, allowing malicious users to manipulate temporary files.

The problem is that certain files placed in "/tmp" are created using 777 permissions. This may allow malicious users to manipulate files during installation.

This has been reported in version 10g. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Do not install the product on a system with untrusted users.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Knud Erik Højgaard

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