FreeBSD : f2c -- insecure temporary files (43cb40b3-c8c2-11da-a672-000e0c2e438a)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 22239
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionJavier Fernandez-Sanguino Pena reports two temporary file vulnerability within f2c. The vulnerabilities are caused due to weak temporary file handling. An attacker could create an symbolic link, causing a local user running f2c to overwrite the symlinked file. This could give the attacker elevated privileges.
SolutionUpdate the affected package.