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[DSA011] DSA-011-2 mgetty Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Immunix reports that mgetty does not create temporary
files in a secure manner, which could lead to a symlink attack. This has been
corrected in mgetty 1.1.21-3potato1
We recommend you upgrade your mgetty package immediately.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2001/dsa-011
Threat Level: High
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