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[DSA1003] DSA-1003-1 xpvm

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1003-1 xpvm

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Eric Romang discovered that xpvm, a graphical console and monitor for
PVM, creates a temporary file that permits local attackers to create or
overwrite arbitrary files with the rights of the user running
xpvm.
For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.5-7.2woody1.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.5-7.3sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.5-8.
We recommend that you upgrade your xpvm package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1003
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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