Ubuntu 5.10 : tuxpaint vulnerability (USN-243-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 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�iscovered that the tuxpaint-import.sh
script created a temporary file in an insecure way. This could allow a
symlink attack to create or overwrite arbitrary files with the
privileges of the user running tuxpaint.

Solution :

Update the affected tuxpaint and / or tuxpaint-data packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20790 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-3340