Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : tcsh (MDKSA-2000:069)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability exists with tcsh when using the in-here documents with
the << syntax. When doing this, tcsh uses a temporary file to store
the data. Unfortunately, the temporary file is not created securely
and standard symlink attacks can be used to make tcsh overwrite
arbitrary files.

Solution :

Update the affected tcsh package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61855 ()

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