|Bugzilla:||849256: CVE-2012-3504 crypto-utils: insecure temporary file usage in genkey|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
The nssconfigFound function in genkey.pl in crypto-utils 2.4.1-34 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the "list" file in the current working directory.
This issue did not affect the version of crypto-utils as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact. A future update may address this issue in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.
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