Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : perl-DBI (MDKSA-2005:030)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 16359
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionJavier Fernandez-Sanguino Pena disovered the perl5 DBI library created a temporary PID file in an insecure manner, which could be exploited by a malicious user to overwrite arbitrary files owned by the user executing the parts of the library.
The updated packages have been patched to prevent these problems.
SolutionUpdate the affected perl-DBI, perl-DBI-ProfileDumper-Apache and / or perl-DBI-proxy packages.