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MDKSA-2005:030: perl-DBI Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the perl-DBI package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:030 (perl-DBI).
Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pena disovered the perl5 DBI library created a
temporary PID file in an insecure manner, which could be exploited by a
malicious user to overwrite arbitrary files owned by the user executing the
parts of the library.
The updated packages have been patched to prevent these problems.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:030
Threat Level: High
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