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USN172-1 : lm-sensors vulnerabilities Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
These remote packages are missing security patches :
Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña noticed that the pwmconfig script
created temporary files in an insecure manner. This could allow
a symlink attack to create or overwrite arbitrary files with full
root rights since pwmconfig is usually executed by root.
Upgrade to :
- libsensors-dev-2.8.8-7ubuntu2.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- libsensors3-2.8.8-7ubuntu2.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- lm-sensors-2.8.8-7ubuntu2.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- sensord-2.8.8-7ubuntu2.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
Threat Level: High
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