Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : lha (MDKSA-2007:117)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 25441


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


lharc.c in lha does not securely create temporary files, which might allow local users to read or write files by creating a file before LHA is invoked.

Updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.


Update the affected lha package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 25441

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2007-117.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/06/07

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lha, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/06/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2030

MDKSA: 2007:117