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Redis Insecure Temporary File Security Issue

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Release Date:  2013-01-15    Views:  994

Secunia Advisory SA51803

Where:

Local system

Impact:

Privilege escalation

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A security issue has been reported in Redis, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to perform certain actions with escalated privileges.

The security issue is caused due to the application using a temporary file in an insecure manner, which can be exploited to e.g. overwrite arbitrary files via symlink attacks.

The security issue is reported in version 2.4.18. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 2.6.8.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Michael Scherer in a Red Hat bug report.

Original Advisory:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=894659

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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