FreeBSD : shtool -- insecure temporary file creation (6596bb80-d026-11d9-9aed-000e0c2e438a)

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

Synopsis :

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

Description :

A Zataz advisory reports that shtool contains a security flaw which
could allow a malicious local user to create or overwrite the contents
of arbitrary files. The attacker could fool a user into executing the
arbitrary file possibly executing arbitrary code.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18964 (freebsd_pkg_6596bb80d02611d99aed000e0c2e438a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 13767

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1751

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