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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN104-1 : sharutils vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
sharutils vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- sharutils
- sharutils-doc


Description :

Joey Hess discovered that "unshar" created temporary files in an
insecure manner. This could permit a symbolic link attack to create or
overwrite arbitrary files with the rights of the user invoking the
program.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- sharutils-4.2.1-10ubuntu0.2 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- sharutils-doc-4.2.1-10ubuntu0.2 (Ubuntu 4.10)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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