FreeBSD : a2ps -- insecure temporary file creation (9168253c-5a6d-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 19030
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionA Secunia Security Advisory reports that Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pena has found temporary file creation vulnerabilities in the fixps and psmandup scripts which are part of a2ps. These vulnerabilities could lead to an attacker overwriting arbitrary files with the credentials of the user running the vulnerable scripts.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.