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[DSA366] DSA-366-1 eroaster Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
eroaster, a frontend for burning CD-R media using cdrecord, does not
take appropriate security precautions when creating a temporary file
for use as a lockfile. This bug could potentially be exploited to
overwrite arbitrary files with the rights of the user running
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 eroaster package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-366
Threat Level: High
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