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[DSA046] DSA-046-2 exuberant-ctags Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-046-2 exuberant-ctags

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Colin Phipps discovered that the exuberant-ctags packages as distributed
with Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 creates temporary files insecurely. This has
been fixed in version 1:3.2.4-0.1 of the Debian package, and upstream
version 3.5.

Note: DSA-046-1 included an incorrectly compiled sparc package, which
the second edition fixed.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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