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[DSA603] DSA-603-1 openssl Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Trustix developers discovered insecure temporary file creation in a
supplemental script (der_chop) of the openssl package which may allow
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 openssl package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-603
Threat Level: High
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