FreeBSD : mgetty+sendfax -- symlink attack via insecure temporary files (44ee8160-c453-11dd-a721-0030843d3802)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Debian reports :

Faxspool in mgetty 1.1.36 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary
files via a symlink attack on a /tmp/faxsp.#### temporary file.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35054 (freebsd_pkg_44ee8160c45311dda7210030843d3802.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4936

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