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[DSA352] DSA-352-1 fdclone Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
fdclone creates a temporary directory in /tmp as a workspace.
However, if this directory already exists, the existing directory is
used instead, regardless of its ownership or permissions. This would
allow a possible hacker to gain access to fdclone's temporary files and
their contents, or replace them with other files under the attacker's
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you update your fdclone package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-352
Threat Level: High
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