FreeBSD : caml-light -- insecure use of temporary files (9dde9dac-08f4-11e1-af36-003067b2972c)

High Nessus Plugin ID 56723


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


caml-light uses mktemp() insecurely, and also does unsafe things in /tmp during make install.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 56723

File Name: freebsd_pkg_9dde9dac08f411e1af36003067b2972c.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/11/07

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:caml-light, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2011/11/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/11/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4119