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[DSA366] DSA-366-1 eroaster

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-366-1 eroaster

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

eroaster, a frontend for burning CD-R media using cdrecord, does not
take appropriate security precautions when creating a temporary file
for use as a lockfile. This bug could potentially be exploited to
overwrite arbitrary files with the rights of the user running
eroaster.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.1.0.0.3-2woody1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.2.0-0.5-1.
We recommend that you update your eroaster package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-366
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 8350

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

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