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MDKSA-2004:011-1: netpbm

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the netpbm package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:011-1 (netpbm).


A number of temporary file bugs have been found in versions of NetPBM. These
could permit a local user the ability to overwrite or create files as a different
user who happens to run one of the the vulnerable utilities.
Update:
The patch applied made some calls to the mktemp utility with an incorrect
parameter which prevented mktemp from creating temporary files in some scripts.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:011-1
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 9442

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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