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Date: Fri, 1 Mar 2013 22:53:08 +0100
From: Salvatore Bonaccorso <>
To: OSS Security Mailinglist <>
Subject: CVE Request: Gambas Directory hijack vulnerability

Hi Kurt

It was found that Gambas is vulnerable to a (temorary files) directory
hijack vulnerability. Here two references: (fulldisclosure) (upstream

Upstream also mentioned the following in their changelog for 3.4.0

* BUG: Ensure that the interpreter temporary directory is owned by the
  current user and that its rights are accurate. Otherwise abort.
* BUG: When creating the process temporary directory, check the permissions
  of both the top directory (gambas.) and the process directory

Upstream fixes done via #5438 and #5464:

Can a CVE be assigned to this?


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