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
program.

See also :

http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-104-1
http://www.nessus.org/u?21d901d3

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: 18952 (freebsd_pkg_5f003a08ba3c11d9837d000e0c2e438a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 12981

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0990

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now