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Vulnerability of Audacity: file corruption via /var/tmp/audacity-USER

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

A local attacker can create a symbolic link named /var/tmp/audacity-USER, in order to alter the pointed file, with privileges of Audacity.
Impacted systems: Fedora, openSUSE Leap, SLES.
Severity of this alert: 1/4.
Creation date: 15/12/2020.
Références of this alert: CVE-2020-11867, FEDORA-2021-8aaccdbb5f, openSUSE-SU-2020:2261-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-34127.

Description of the vulnerability 

A local attacker can create a symbolic link named /var/tmp/audacity-USER, in order to alter the pointed file, with privileges of Audacity.
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This computer threat bulletin impacts software or systems such as Fedora, openSUSE Leap, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security threat is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer vulnerability alert.

Solutions for this threat 

Fedora 33: new audacity packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 33: audacity 2.4.2-4.fc33

openSUSE, SUSE LE: new audacity packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: audacity 2.2.2-lp151.3.3.1
  openSUSE Leap 15.2: audacity 2.2.2-lp152.4.3.1
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: audacity 2.2.2-bp151.4.3.1
  SUSE LE 15 SP2: audacity 2.2.2-bp152.4.3.1
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