fileutils Gem for Ruby Temporary Directory Hijacking Weakness

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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 that is due to the program not verifying the existence of a directory before attempting to create it. This may allow a local attacker to create the directory in advance, thus owning any files subsequently written to it.

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Affected package information

Package Patched in Unaffected in
fileutils None None