Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : lha (MDKSA-2007:117)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

lharc.c in lha does not securely create temporary files, which might
allow local users to read or write files by creating a file before LHA
is invoked.

Updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected lha package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25441 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-117.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2030

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