Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : perl-DBI (MDKSA-2005:030)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 16359

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VPR Score: 3.4

Synopsis

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Javier 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.

Solution

Update the affected perl-DBI, perl-DBI-ProfileDumper-Apache and / or perl-DBI-proxy packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 16359

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2005-030.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Published: 2005/02/10

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

VPR Score: 3.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:perl-DBI, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:perl-DBI-ProfileDumper-Apache, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:perl-DBI-proxy, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.1, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:9.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2005/02/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0077

MDKSA: 2005:030