GLSA-200410-25 : Netatalk: Insecure tempfile handling in

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200410-25
(Netatalk: Insecure tempfile handling in

The script creates temporary files in world-writeable directories
with predictable names.

Impact :

A local attacker could create symbolic links in the temporary files
directory, pointing to a valid file somewhere on the filesystem. When is executed, this would result in the file being overwritten with
the rights of the user running the utility, which could be the root user.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Netatalk users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=net-fs/netatalk-1.6.4-r1'
# emerge '>=net-fs/netatalk-1.6.4-r1'

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15567 (gentoo_GLSA-200410-25.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0974