Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Joey Hess discovered that 'unshar' created temporary files in an
insecure manner. This could allow a symbolic link attack to create or
overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the user invoking the
Update the affected sharutils and / or sharutils-doc packages.
Risk factor :
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
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