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USN15-1 : lvm10 vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
lvm10 vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote package "lvm10" is missing a security patch.

Description :

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.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- lvm10-1.0.8-4ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)

Threat Level: High

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