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USN165-1 : heartbeat vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
heartbeat vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- heartbeat
- heartbeat-dev
- ldirectord
- libpils-dev
- libpils0
- libstonith-dev
- libstonith0
- stonith

Description :

Eric Romang discovered that heartbeat created temporary files in an
insecure manner. This could allow a symlink attack to create or
overwrite arbitrary files with root rights as soon as heartbeat is

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- heartbeat-1.2.3-3ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- heartbeat-dev-1.2.3-3ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- ldirectord-1.2.3-3ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- libpils-dev-1.2.3-3ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- libpils0-1.2.3-3ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- libstonith-dev-1.2.3-3ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- libstonith0-1.2.3-3ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- stonith-1.2.3-3ubuntu1.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)

Threat Level: High

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