FreeBSD : claws-mail -- insecure temporary file creation (a59afa47-c930-11dc-810c-0016179b2dd5)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Nico Golde reports :

A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to conduct symlink
attacks to overwrite files with the privileges of the user running
Claws Mail.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200801-03.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200801-03.xml
http://www.nessus.org/u?a4ac8365

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31082 (freebsd_pkg_a59afa47c93011dc810c0016179b2dd5.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 26676

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6208

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