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 >> [DSA960] DSA-960-3 libmail-audit-perl


Vulnerability Assessment Details

[DSA960] DSA-960-3 libmail-audit-perl

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-960-3 libmail-audit-perl

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The former update caused temporary files to be created in the current
working directory due to a wrong function argument. This update will
create temporary files in the users home directory if HOME is set or
in the common temporary directory otherwise, usually /tmp. For
completeness below is a copy of the original advisory text:
Niko Tyni discovered that the Mail::Audit module, a Perl library for
creating simple mail filters, logs to a temporary file with a
predictable filename in an insecure fashion when logging is turned on,
which is not the case by default.
For the old stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
version 2.0-4woody3.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 2.1-5sarge4.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 2.1-5.1.
We recommend that you upgrade your libmail-audit-perl package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-960
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

Cables, Connectors

Dell PowerEdge R720 2x E5-2690 v2 3.0Ghz 10 Core 192GB 8x Trays H710
$5800.0
Dell PowerEdge R720 2x E5-2690 v2 3.0Ghz 10 Core 192GB 8x Trays H710 pictureDell PowerEdge R720xd 2x E5-2650 v2 2.6GHz 8 Core 32GB 12x 600GB 15K SAS H710P
$5175.0
Dell PowerEdge R720xd 2x E5-2650 v2 2.6GHz 8 Core 32GB 12x 600GB 15K SAS H710P pictureDell PowerEdge R720 2x E5-2650 v2 2.6Ghz 8 Core 96GB 8x 300GB 15K SAS H710
$3391.0
Dell PowerEdge R720 2x E5-2650 v2 2.6Ghz 8 Core 96GB 8x 300GB 15K SAS H710 picture128GB (32x4GB) DDR2 PC2-5300P 667 Server Memory RAM Dell PowerEdge R905 Upgrade
$124.98
128GB (32x4GB) DDR2 PC2-5300P 667 Server Memory RAM Dell PowerEdge R905 Upgrade picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.