Debian DSA-1035-1 : fcheck - insecure temporary file

low Nessus Plugin ID 22577
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Synopsis

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

Description

Steve Kemp from the Debian Security Audit project discovered that a cronjob contained in fcheck, a file integrity checker, creates a temporary file in an insecure fashion.

Solution

Upgrade the fcheck package.

The old stable distribution (woody) is not affected by this problem.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 2.7.59-7sarge1.

See Also

http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1035

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 22577

File Name: debian_DSA-1035.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/14/2006

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.6

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 4/15/2006

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/15/2006

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1753

DSA: 1035