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MDKSA-2003:083: eroaster Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the eroaster package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:083 (eroaster).
A vulnerability was discovered in eroaster where it does not take any security
precautions when creating a temporary file for the lockfile. This vulnerability
could be exploited to overwrite arbitrary files with the rights of the user
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:083
Threat Level: High
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