Public Date:
893307: CVE-2013-0164 openshift-origin-port-proxy: openshift-port-proxy-cfg lockwrap() tmp file creation

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The lockwrap function in port-proxy/bin/openshift-port-proxy-cfg in Red Hat OpenShift Origin before 1.1 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary file with a predictable name in /tmp.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0164 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 2.1
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise Client Tools (openshift-origin-port-proxy) RHSA-2013:0220 2013-01-31

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 1 openshift-origin-port-proxy Affected


This issue was discovered by Michael Scherer of the Red Hat Regional IT team.

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