RHEL 2.1 / 3 : perl (RHSA-2005:069)

low Nessus Plugin ID 16298
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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

An updated perl-DBI package that fixes a temporary file flaw in DBI::ProxyServer is now available.

DBI is a database access Application Programming Interface (API) for the Perl programming language.

The Debian Security Audit Project discovered that the DBI library creates a temporary PID file in an insecure manner. A local user could overwrite or create files as a different user who happens to run an application which uses DBI::ProxyServer. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2005-0077 to this issue.

Users should update to this erratum package which disables the temporary PID file unless configured.

Solution

Update the affected perl-DBI package.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2005-0077

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005:069

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 16298

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2005-069.nasl

Version: 1.27

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/2/2005

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.1

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:perl-DBI, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:2.1, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2/1/2005

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/2/2005

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0077

RHSA: 2005:069