FreeBSD : sharutils -- unshar insecure temporary file creation (5f003a08-ba3c-11d9-837d-000e0c2e438a)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

An Ubuntu Advisory reports :

Joey Hess discovered that 'unshar' created temporary files in an
insecure manner. This could allow a symbolic link attack to create or
overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the user invoking the

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18952 (freebsd_pkg_5f003a08ba3c11d9837d000e0c2e438a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 12981

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0990

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