FreeBSD : groff -- groffer uses temporary files unsafely (169f422f-bd88-11d9-a281-02e018374e71)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

The groffer script in the groff package 1.18 and later versions allows
local users to overwrite files via a symlink attack on temporary
files.

See also :

https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=80671
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=278265
http://www.nessus.org/u?e88f469e

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.8
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18850 (freebsd_pkg_169f422fbd8811d9a28102e018374e71.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 11287

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0969

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