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[DSA603] DSA-603-1 openssl

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-603-1 openssl

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Trustix developers discovered insecure temporary file creation in a
supplemental script (der_chop) of the openssl package which may permit
local users to overwrite files via a symlink attack.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.9.6c-2.woody.7.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.9.7e-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your openssl package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-603
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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