Scientific Linux Security Update : ccs on SL4.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

An insecure temporary file use flaw was found in ccs_tool. A local
attacker could use this flaw to conduct a symbolic link attack,
allowing them to overwrite (with the output of ccs_tool) an arbitrary
file writable by the victim running ccs_tool. (CVE-2008-6552)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?1d9b3c9f

Solution :

Update the affected ccs and / or ccs-devel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60957 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-6552