Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : perl-DBI (MDKSA-2005:030)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pena disovered the perl5 DBI library created
a temporary PID file in an insecure manner, which could be exploited
by a malicious user to overwrite arbitrary files owned by the user
executing the parts of the library.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent these problems.

Solution :

Update the affected perl-DBI, perl-DBI-ProfileDumper-Apache and / or
perl-DBI-proxy packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16359 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-030.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0077

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