fileutils Gem for Ruby files_utils.rb /tmp File Symlink Arbitrary File Overwrite

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fileutils
osvdb.org
2013-02-28
2017-04-01 19:10
2017-01-05 20:15

Description

fileutils Gem for Ruby contains a flaw as the program creates temporary files insecurely. It is possible for a local attacker to use a symlink attack against temporary files created by files_utils.rb to cause the program to unexpectedly overwrite an arbitrary file.

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Affected package information

Package Patched in Unaffected in
fileutils None None