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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN49-1 : debmake vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
debmake vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote package "debmake" is missing a security patch.

Description :

Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña noticed that the debstd script from
debmake, a deprecated helper package for Debian packaging, created
temporary directories in an insecure manner. This could permit a
symlink attack to create or overwrite arbitrary files with the
rights of the user invoking the program.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- debmake-3.7.4ubuntu0.1 (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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