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[DSA011] DSA-011-2 mgetty

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-011-2 mgetty

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
Immunix reports that mgetty does not create temporary
files in a secure manner, which could lead to a symlink attack. This has been
corrected in mgetty 1.1.21-3potato1

We recommend you upgrade your mgetty package immediately.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 2187

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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