Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : netatalk (MDKSA-2004:121)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

The script, part of the netatalk package, creates files in
/tmp with predicatable names which could allow a local attacker to use
symbolic links to point to a valid file on the filesystem which could
lead to the overwriting of arbitrary files if is executed by
someone with enough privilege.

The updated packages are patched to prevent this problem.

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15601 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-121.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0974

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