Ubuntu 5.04 : lm-sensors vulnerabilities (USN-172-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Javier Fern�ez-Sanguino Pe�oticed that the pwmconfig script
created temporary files in an insecure manner. This could allow a
symlink attack to create or overwrite arbitrary files with full root
privileges since pwmconfig is usually executed by root.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20579 ()

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