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Family: Debian Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

[DSA630] DSA-630-1 lintian Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-630-1 lintian

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Jeroen van Wolffelaar discovered a problem in lintian, the Debian
package checker. The program removes the working directory even if it
wasn't created at program start, removing an unrelated file or
directory a malicious user inserted 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
version 1.23.6.
We recommend that you upgrade your lintian package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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