Debian Bug report logs - #598291
hipo: CVE-2010-3360: insecure library loading

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Package: hipo; Maintainer for hipo is (unknown);

Reported by: Raphael Geissert <geissert@debian.org>

Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2010 04:24:30 UTC

Severity: grave

Tags: security

Found in version hipo/0.6.1-2.2

Fixed in version 0.6.1-2.2+rm

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Report forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, Arthur Loiret <arthur.loiret@gmail.com>:
Bug#598291; Package hipo. (Tue, 28 Sep 2010 04:24:33 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Raphael Geissert <geissert@debian.org>:
New Bug report received and forwarded. Copy sent to Arthur Loiret <arthur.loiret@gmail.com>. (Tue, 28 Sep 2010 04:24:33 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Raphael Geissert <geissert@debian.org>
To: submit@bugs.debian.org
Subject: hipo: CVE-2010-3360: insecure library loading
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2010 04:21:47 +0000
Package: hipo
Version: 0.6.1-2.2
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/hipo line 3:
export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:/usr/lib/hipo

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-2010-3360. 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-2010-3360
[1] http://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2010-3360

Sincerely,
Raphael Geissert




Reply sent to Debian FTP Masters <ftpmaster@ftp-master.debian.org>:
You have taken responsibility. (Thu, 07 Oct 2010 09:00:25 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Notification sent to Raphael Geissert <geissert@debian.org>:
Bug acknowledged by developer. (Thu, 07 Oct 2010 09:00:25 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #10 received at 598291-done@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: Debian FTP Masters <ftpmaster@ftp-master.debian.org>
To: 443605-done@bugs.debian.org,458711-done@bugs.debian.org,570968-done@bugs.debian.org,598291-done@bugs.debian.org,575200-done@bugs.debian.org,
Cc: hipo@packages.debian.org, hipo@packages.qa.debian.org
Subject: Bug#599347: Removed package(s) from unstable
Date: Thu, 07 Oct 2010 08:57:43 +0000
Version: 0.6.1-2.2+rm

Dear submitter,

as the package hipo has just been removed from the Debian archive
unstable we hereby close the assiciated 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/599347

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.
Alexander Reichle-Schmehl (the ftpmaster behind the curtain)




Bug archived. Request was from Debbugs Internal Request <owner@bugs.debian.org> to internal_control@bugs.debian.org. (Mon, 07 Feb 2011 08:36:55 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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