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CVE-2007-3919

Impact: Low
Public: 2007-10-23
Bugzilla: 350421: CVE-2007-3919 xen xenmon.py / xenbaked insecure temporary file accesss

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

(1) xenbaked and (2) xenmon.py in Xen 3.1 and earlier allow local users to truncate arbitrary files via a symlink attack on /tmp/xenq-shm.

Find out more about CVE-2007-3919 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-3919

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
RHEL Virtualization version 5 (xen) RHSA-2008:0194 May 13, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (xen) RHSA-2008:0194 May 13, 2008

External References

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