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[DSA583] DSA-583-1 lvm10 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Trustix developers discovered insecure temporary file creation in a
supplemental script in the lvm10 package that didn't check for
existing temporary directories, allowing local users to overwrite
files via a symlink attack.
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 upgrade your lvm10 package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-583
Threat Level: High
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