Debian DSA-2147-1 : pimd - insecure temporary files

low Nessus Plugin ID 51558
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The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Vincent Bernat discovered that pimd, a multicast routing daemon, creates files with predictable names upon the receipt of particular signals.


Upgrade the pimd packages.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 2.1.0-alpha29.17-8.1lenny1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 51558

File Name: debian_DSA-2147.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/18/2011

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:pimd, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/16/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0007

BID: 45715

DSA: 2147