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USN15-1 : lvm10 vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote package "lvm10" is missing a security patch.
Recently, Trustix Secure Linux discovered a vulnerability in a
supplemental script of the lvm10 package. The program
"lvmcreate_initrd" created a temporary directory in an insecure way,
which could allow a symlink attack to create or overwrite arbitrary
files with the rights of the user invoking the program.
Upgrade to :
- lvm10-1.0.8-4ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
Threat Level: High
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