Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : cfengine (MDKSA-2005:184)

low Nessus Plugin ID 20043

Synopsis

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

Description

Javier Fern&aacute;ndez-Sanguino Pe&ntilde;a discovered several insecure temporary file uses in cfengine <= 1.6.5 and <= 2.1.16 which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files used by vicf.in. (CVE-2005-2960)

In addition, Javier discovered the cfmailfilter and cfcron.in files for cfengine <= 1.6.5 allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files (CVE-2005-3137)

The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 20043

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2005-184.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Published: 10/19/2005

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.7

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:mandriva:linux:cfengine, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:cfengine-base, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:cfengine-cfagent, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:cfengine-cfenvd, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:cfengine-cfexecd, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:cfengine-cfservd, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2006, x-cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:le2005

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/13/2005

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2960, CVE-2005-3137

MDKSA: 2005:184