Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : nedit (MDKSA-2001:042)
High Nessus Plugin ID 13861
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA temporary file vulnerability exists in NEdit, the Nirvana Editor.
When printing the entire text or selected parts of the text within the editor, nedit creates a temporary file in an insecure manner. This could be exploited to gain access to other user privileges including root.
SolutionUpdate the affected nedit package.