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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN165-1 : heartbeat vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
heartbeat vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- heartbeat
- heartbeat-dev
- ldirectord
- libpils-dev
- libpils0
- libstonith-dev
- libstonith0
- stonith


Description :

Eric Romang discovered that heartbeat created temporary files in an
insecure manner. This could permit a symlink attack to create or
overwrite arbitrary files with root rights as soon as heartbeat is
started.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- heartbeat-1.2.3-3ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- heartbeat-dev-1.2.3-3ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- ldirectord-1.2.3-3ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- libpils-dev-1.2.3-3ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- libpils0-1.2.3-3ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- libstonith-dev-1.2.3-3ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- libstonith0-1.2.3-3ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- stonith-1.2.3-3ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)



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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