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[DSA867] DSA-867-1 module-assistant Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Eduard Bloch discovered that a rule file in module-assistant, a tool
to ease the creation of module packages, creates a temporary file in
an insecure fashion. It is usually executed from other packages as
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain a module-assistant
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your module-assistant package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-867
Threat Level: High
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