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[ GLSA 201101-07 ] Prewikka: password disclosure
From: Stefan Behte <craig () gentoo org>
Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2011 12:12:17 +0100

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201101-07
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  Severity: Normal
     Title: Prewikka: password disclosure
      Date: January 16, 2011
      Bugs: #270056
        ID: 201101-07

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Synopsis
========

Due to a world-readable file, a local attacker can obtain the SQL
database password used by Prewikka.

Background
==========

Prewikka is a graphical front-end analysis console for the Prelude
Hybrid IDS Framework.

Affected packages
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package                /   Vulnerable   /              Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  net-analyzer/prewikka      < 0.9.14-r2               >= 0.9.14-r2

Description
===========

The permissions of the prewikka.conf file are set world readable.

Impact
======

A local attacker could obtain the SQL database password used by
Prewikka.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Prewikka users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-analyzer/prewikka-0.9.14-r2"

NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since May 18, 2009 . It is likely that your system is already
no longer affected by this issue.

References
==========

  [ 1 ] CVE-2010-2058
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-2058

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201101-07.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security () gentoo org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2011 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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