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CVE-2012-3355

Published: 27 June 2012

(1) AlbumTab.py, (2) ArtistTab.py, (3) LinksTab.py, and (4) LyricsTab.py in the Context module in GNOME Rhythmbox 0.13.3 and earlier allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a symlink attack on a temporary HTML template file in the /tmp/context directory.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
rhythmbox
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needed

Notes

AuthorNote
jdstrand
does not affect 11.04 and earlier
Context plugin not enabled by default in Ubuntu
upstream has not settled on a patch, but after analyzing the
proposed patch, it should address the issue sufficiently (see comment #2
from the upstream bug)

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