Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : graphviz (MDKSA-2005:188)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña discovered insecure
temporary file creation in graphviz, a rich set of graph drawing
tools, that can be exploited to overwrite arbitrary files by a local
attacker.

The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20433 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-188.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-4803

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