Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : cfengine (MDKSA-2005:184)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña discovered several
insecure temporary file uses in cfengine <= 1.6.5 and <= 2.1.16 which
allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack
on temporary files used by vicf.in. (CVE-2005-2960)

In addition, Javier discovered the cfmailfilter and cfcron.in files
for cfengine <= 1.6.5 allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files
via a symlink attack on temporary files (CVE-2005-3137)

The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected 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: 20043 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-184.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2960
CVE-2005-3137

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