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[DSA839] DSA-839-1 apachetop

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-839-1 apachetop

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Eric Romang discovered an insecurely created temporary file in
apachetop, a realtime monitoring tool for the Apache webserver that
could be exploited with a symlink attack to overwrite arbitrary files
with the user id that runs apachetop.
The old stable distribution (woody) is not affected by this problem.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.12.5-1sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.12.5-5.
We recommend that you upgrade your apachetop package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-839
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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