Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : openssl (MDKSA-2004:147)

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 Trustix developers found that the der_chop script, included in the
openssl package, created temporary files insecurely. This could allow
local users to overwrite files using a symlink attack.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this problem.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15920 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-147.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0975

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