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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated lm_sensors packages that fix an insecure file issue are now
This update has been rated as having low security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.
The lm_sensors package includes a collection of modules for general
SMBus access and hardware monitoring. This package requires special
support which is not in standard version 2.2 kernels.
A bug was found in the way the pwmconfig tool creates temporary files.
It is possible that a local attacker could leverage this flaw to
overwrite arbitrary files located on the system. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned the name
CVE-2005-2672 to this issue.
Users of lm_sensors are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain a backported patch that resolves this issue.
See also :
Update the affected lm_sensors and / or lm_sensors-devel packages.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20205 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2672
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