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[DSA256] DSA-256-1 mhc

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-256-1 mhc

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

A problem has been discovered in adb2mhc from the mhc-utils package. The
default temporary directory uses a predictable name. This adds a
vulnerability that permits a local attacker to overwrite arbitrary
files the users has write permissions for.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been
fixed in version 0.25+20010625-7.1.
The old stable distribution (potato) does not contain mhc
packages.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.25+20030224-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your mhc-utils packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-256
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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