Mageia 2021-0021: guava security update | LinuxSecurity.com
MGASA-2021-0021 - Updated guava packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 10 Jan 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0021.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 7
CVE: CVE-2020-8908

A temp directory creation vulnerability exist in Guava versions prior to 30.0
allowing an attacker with access to the machine to potentially access data in a
temporary directory created by the Guava
com.google.common.io.Files.createTempDir(). The permissions granted to the
directory created default to the standard unix-like /tmp ones, leaving the
files open (CVE-2020-8908).

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27965
- https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1906919
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-8908

SRPMS:
- 7/core/guava-25.0-2.1.mga7

Mageia 2021-0021: guava security update

A temp directory creation vulnerability exist in Guava versions prior to 30.0 allowing an attacker with access to the machine to potentially access data in a temporary directory cr...

Summary

A temp directory creation vulnerability exist in Guava versions prior to 30.0 allowing an attacker with access to the machine to potentially access data in a temporary directory created by the Guava com.google.common.io.Files.createTempDir(). The permissions granted to the directory created default to the standard unix-like /tmp ones, leaving the files open (CVE-2020-8908).

References

- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27965

- https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1906919

- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-8908

Resolution

MGASA-2021-0021 - Updated guava packages fix security vulnerability

SRPMS

- 7/core/guava-25.0-2.1.mga7

Severity
Publication date: 10 Jan 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0021.html
Type: security
CVE: CVE-2020-8908

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