FreeBSD : tkdiff -- temporary file symlink privilege escalation (93ba13f8-5c41-11db-a5ae-00508d6a62df)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pena reports a vulnerability in tkdiff
which allows local users to gain priveleges of the user running tkdiff
due to insecure temporary file creation.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?1c8ef3bd

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22872 (freebsd_pkg_93ba13f85c4111dba5ae00508d6a62df.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 16064

CVE ID: CVE-2005-3343

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