Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Debian Local Security Checks >> [DSA633] DSA-633-1 bmv


Vulnerability Assessment Details

[DSA633] DSA-633-1 bmv

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-633-1 bmv

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Peter Samuelson, upstream maintainer of bmv, a PostScript viewer for
SVGAlib, discovered that temporary files are created in an insecure
fashion. A malicious local user could cause arbitrary files to be
overwritten by a symlink attack.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been
fixed in version 1.2-14.2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2-17.
We recommend that you upgrade your bmv packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-633
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

Cables, Connectors

Samsung Galaxy Tab A SM-T280 8GB, Wi-Fi, 7in - White
$99.0
Samsung Galaxy Tab A SM-T280 8GB, Wi-Fi, 7in - White pictureLTN156AT40-H01 | 15.6" LED LCD Touch Screen Display WXGA HD 1366x768 40 Pin FAST
$85.0
LTN156AT40-H01 | 15.6Genuine Samsung SM-P605/P6000 Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Micro USB OTG Adapter Cable
$18.59
Genuine Samsung SM-P605/P6000 Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Micro USB OTG Adapter Cable pictureJEAN STYLE Book-Case/Cover/Pouch for Samsung SM-T810 Galaxy TabS2/Tab S2/S 2 9.7
$19.74
JEAN STYLE Book-Case/Cover/Pouch for Samsung SM-T810 Galaxy TabS2/Tab S2/S 2 9.7 picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.