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[DSA583] DSA-583-1 lvm10

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-583-1 lvm10

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Trustix developers discovered insecure temporary file creation in a
supplemental script in the lvm10 package that didn't check for
existing temporary directories, permiting local users to overwrite
files via a symlink attack.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.0.4-5woody2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.0.8-8.
We recommend that you upgrade your lvm10 package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-583
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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