Debian DSA-1013-1 : snmptrapfmt - insecure temporary file

low Nessus Plugin ID 22555


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Will Aoki discovered that snmptrapfmt, a configurable snmp trap handler daemon for snmpd, does not prevent overwriting existing files when writing to a temporary log file.


Upgrade the snmptrapfmt package.

For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 1.03woody1.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 1.08sarge1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 22555

File Name: debian_DSA-1013.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/14/2006

Updated: 1/4/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 1.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:snmptrapfmt, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 3/22/2006

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/22/2006

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0050

DSA: 1013