FreeBSD : cfengine -- arbitrary file overwriting vulnerability (8688d5cd-328c-11da-a263-0001020eed82)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

A Debian Security Advisory reports :

Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pena discovered several insecure temporary
file uses in cfengine, a tool for configuring and maintaining
networked machines, that can be exploited by a symlink attack to
overwrite arbitrary files owned by the user executing cfengine, which
is probably root.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

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: 21464 (freebsd_pkg_8688d5cd328c11daa2630001020eed82.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 14994

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2960

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