Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : tkcvs (MDKSA-2006:001)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 20471


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pena discovered that tkdiff created temporary files in an insecure manner.

The updated packages have been patched to correct these problems.


Update the affected tkcvs package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 20471

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2006-001.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/01/15

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tkcvs, 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: 2006/01/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-3343

MDKSA: 2006:001