Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : sgml-tools (MDKSA-2001:030-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Insecure handling of temporary file permissions can lead to other
users on a multi-user system being able to read the documents being
converted. This is due to sgml-tools creating temporary files without
any special permissions. The updated packages create a secure
temporary directory first, which is readable only by the owner, and
then create the temporary files in that secure directory.

Update :

The packages for Linux-Mandrake 7.1 and Corporate Server 1.0.1 had a
dependency on the wrong version of sgml-common which made it
impossible to upgrade the software. New packages have been released
that fix this problem.

Solution :

Update the affected sgml-tools package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61904 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0416

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