Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : a2ps (MDKSA-2005:097)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 18435
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThe fixps and psmandup scripts, part of the a2ps package, are vulnerable to symlink attacks which could allow a local attacker to overwrite arbitrary files. The updated packages have been patched to correct the problem.
SolutionUpdate the affected a2ps, a2ps-devel and / or a2ps-static-devel packages.