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[DSA353] DSA-353-1 sup

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-353-1 sup

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

sup, a package used to maintain collections of files in identical
versions across machines, fails to take appropriate security
precautions when creating temporary files. A local attacker could
exploit this vulnerability to overwrite arbitrary files with the
rights of the user running sup.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.8-8woody1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.8-9.
We recommend that you update your sup package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-353
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 6150

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

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