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[DSA818] DSA-818-1 kdeedu Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña discovered that langen2kvhtml from the
kvoctrain package from the kdeedu suite creates temporary files in an
insecure fashion. This leaves them open for symlink attacks.
The old stable distribution (woody) is not affected by these problems.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your kvoctrain package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-818
Threat Level: High
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