Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : diffutils (MDKSA-2001:008-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

WireX discovered a potential temporary file race condition in the
sdiff program within the diffutils package. This update corrects the
problem.

Update :

The previous updates had a conflicting man page with the man-pages
package which prevented MandrakeUpdate from updating the package.

Solution :

Update the affected diffutils package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61882 ()

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